Category Archives: GRANT APPLICATION

Grants where two or more persons entitled in same degree

Rule 25 of Non-Contentious Probate Rule states that :   (1) A grant may be made to any person entitled thereto without notice to any other persons entitled in the same degree.   (2) A dispute between persons entitled to a grant in the same degree shall be brought by...
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Order of priority for grant in case of intestacy

Rule 21 of Non-Contentious Probate Rule states that :   Where a person dies wholly intestate, the persons having a beneficial interest in the estate shall be entitled to a grant to administration in the following order of priority, namely : (i) the surviving spouse or the surviving partner or...
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Order of priority for grant where deceased left a will

Rule 19 of Non-Contentious Probate Rules (Cap. 10A) states that :   The person or persons entitled to a grant of probate or administration with the will annexed shall be determined in accordance with the following order of priority, namely-   (i) the executor;   (ii) any residuary legatee or...
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