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From 1 August 2023 most applications for an uncontested grant of representation must be applied for and filed online.
Further information about filing an application online including key changes to the current process is available here.
Access Quick Reference Guides below:
The Court's processing times for the week of 11 December to 15 December 2023 are:
|Type of matter||Filing date being assessed in the period|
|Probate, Reseal, Letters of Administration – cta, Letters of Administration||19 October to 26 October 2023|
|Answers to requisitions for routine matters||20 October to 26 October 2023
|Complex applications including any answers to requisition (for example, informal wills, copies of wills, presumption of death, limited purpose grants, or administration applications not being made by the next of kin)
||14 September to 26 October 2023|
|Exemplifications||30 business days from the date of lodgement|
Delay is being experienced due to the high number of applications received and the availability of Registrars to assess the application.
Requests for expedition may be made in appropriate circumstances, for example where the deceased sold a piece of real estate prior to their death that is due to settle soon.
Requests for expedition by executors/administrators who sell real estate without having first obtained a grant will not be entertained.
Replies to requisitions are not expedited. They are dealt with in the usual workflow in accordance with the date of receipt.
Any request for expedition must be sent to email@example.com , marked to the attention of the Prothonotary, and include the following information:
Details of the fees payable when filing probate documents or requesting registry services are available on this page.
We acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of the land on which we work and we pay respect to the Elders, past, present and future.