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Viewing a will

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GingerPCatt Tue 28-May-13 20:47:47

Is it possible to get a copy of a will if you are not the executor? FIL's aunt just died and he'd like to see the will. How would we go about it?

cantbloodywellchoose Tue 28-May-13 21:01:00

Does he have reason to believe he's a beneficiary of the will? If he is then I assume he will be contacted by the solicitor dealing and if not, surely it's none of his business anyway?

Collaborate Tue 28-May-13 21:47:59

When probate has been granted the will becomes a public document. Copied are available from the probate registry.

mumblechum1 Tue 28-May-13 21:49:22

As Collaborate says, he can obtain a copy from the probate office once the grant has been made.

If this lady's only just died it could be a month or two before your DH can obtain a copy.

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