PROBATE APPLICATION SERVICE
Want to obtain a grant of probate?
Want to start the process online at a time and place that suits you?
We can help with our 3 step online application service.
How can we help you in 3 steps?
Complete our online Verification of Identity process
Complete our online verification of identity application form here
Complete our online
probate application form
Complete our online probate application form here
We provide the documents to you
We then take care of the rest
How much will it cost?
The fees solicitors are permitted to charge for the work involved in obtaining a Grant of Probate are regulated and depend on the value of the assets in the estate. The more the estate is worth, the greater the costs (see further below), but the same work is required. At MJM Lawyers, however, we offer a fixed price for professional fees using our online application service. Court filing fees and disbursements (such as title search fees) are additional. Terms and Conditions apply.
$2,500 inc GST*
How much may others charge?
* The fees solicitors are entitled to charge, for performing the work required to obtain a grant of probate, depending on the value of the estate, are set out below. The maximum is $15,500 but at MJM Lawyers we will not charge you any more than $2,500 (incl. of GST). Terms and conditions apply.
Court filing fees and disbursements
In addition to our professional fees, the following fees (charged by others) will be payable:
Court fees as per the scale below
Web Verification of Identity Fee $9.90
Title search for each parcel of real estate $24.60
Company search fee for any company $25.50
When do I pay?
We pay the disbursements for you and will charge for our professional fees and the disbursements, once the Grant of Probate has been issued. You can reimburse yourself for this cost, from the estate funds once you have access to them.