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Here you will find the most common forms that are lodged with the Probate Office.

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Summary Documents
Probate Office – Affidavit of testamentary capacity

This affidavit is to be used to establish the testamentary capacity of a deceased person at the time of making their will.

Affidavit of testamentary capacity (docx 31.11KB) Affidavit of testamentary capacity (pdf 120.29KB)
Probate Office – Caveat summons

This form of summons is to be used in an application for a grant of representation that is restrained by a caveat.

Summons – Caveat (pdf 95.45KB) Summons – Caveat (docx 24.87KB)
Probate Office – Caveator’s grounds of objection

This form is to be used to state the caveator’s objections as to why a grant of representation ought not be made.

Caveator’s grounds of objection (pdf 121.74KB) Caveator’s grounds of objection (docx 25.20KB)
Probate Office – Certificate identifying exhibit

This form is to be used to identify an exhibit referred to within an affidavit .

Certificate identifying exhibit (pdf 149.69KB) Certificate identifying exhibit (docx 24.78KB)
Probate Office – completed sample affidavit

This page contains a completed sample affidavit , to show what a completed sworn/affirmed affidavit should look like.

Sample signed affidavit (pdf 1.20MB)
Probate Office – Consent to dispensation of surety

These forms are to be used where it is sought to dispense with the requirement to file a surety guarantee.

Consent to dispensation of surety (pdf 97.86KB) Consent to dispensation of surety (docx 23.36KB)
Probate Office – Notice of appointment of solicitor

This form is to be used where a party to an existing proceeding who is not legally represented appoints a solicitor to represent them.

Notice of appointment of solicitor – Probate Office (pdf 107.53KB) Notice of appointment of solicitor – Probate Office (docx 20.94KB)
Probate Office – Notice of ceasing to act

This form is to be used where the law firm acting for a party to an existing proceeding ceases to act for that party.

Notice of ceasing to act – Probate Office (pdf 108.02KB) Notice of ceasing to act – Probate Office (docx 21.10KB)
Probate Office – Notice of change of address for service

This form is to be used where a party to an existing proceeding changes their address for service or where a different solicitor within a firm now acts for that party.

Notice of change of address for service – Probate Office (pdf 108.45KB) Notice of change of address for service – Probate Office (docx 21.13KB)
Probate Office – Notice of change of solicitor

This form is to be used where a party to an existing proceeding who is legally represented appoints a different law firm to represent them.

Notice of change of solicitor – Probate Office (pdf 108.14KB) Notice of change of solicitor – Probate Office (docx 22.35KB)