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Probate Granted On A
Photocopy Of A Missing Will

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Case Reference:  113838

Type of Case:  Deceased Estate Administration – Probate

The Situation:  A will had gone missing.  A firm of solicitors said that they had given the will to the executor, Rodney.  But Rodney denied that he had received it.  Rodney engaged Quinn & Scattini to apply for probate of a photocopy of the will. Quinn & Scattini acted on a deferred-fee basis.

The Result:  Success.  The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court approved probate of a photocopy of the will.

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