Supreme Court of Tasmania

SUPREME COURT OF TASMANIA

CIRCULAR TO PRACTITIONERS

No.3 23 April 2007
PROBATE APPLICATIONS

There has been an increase in the number of applications where practitioners have not cleared off an instituted executor named in a Will who has predeceased the testator.

Please note that the Oath must stand alone. In order to clear off a predeceased executor the Oath must state "that I/we am/are the (relationship to testator) and the substituted executor/s named in the said Will; that …………….the instituted executor named in the said Will died on ……………".

Ian Ritchard

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