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Applications to be sent by post | Delayed launch of RedCrest-Probate.

Coronavirus information

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In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Supreme Court of Victoria has changed several processes and procedures to minimise social contact.

Applications to be sent by post

From Monday, March 30, an affidavit of searches is no longer required for applications for probate and administration. The documents required to accompany those applications must be sent via post to: 

Registrar of Probates
Supreme Court of Victoria
PO Box 13331
Law Courts
Victoria, 8010

Practitioners can read the Notice to the Profession - Changes to the Probate Office about the new procedures.

Delayed launch of RedCrest-Probate

The RedCrest-Probate eFiling system, scheduled to launch on 15 April 2020, is postponed. The Court will provide further updates on the launch of RedCrest‑Probate as they become available.

Published on 30 March 2020