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Probate applications continue to lag amidst persistent delays – Today’s Wills & Probate

Monday April 24, 2023


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According to Today’s Wills & Probate, Delays affecting probate applications remain prolonged despite minor signs of improvement, new data from HM Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS) has revealed.


Here’s the excerpt from that survey:

For the 22,072 grants of probate issued in February 2023, the average timeline from submission to grant was 10.6 weeks, according to the data.

While this is a slight reduction from the 11 weeks recorded in January, it remains comfortably above the 9.1-week average seen over the last 12 months – months which were all plagued by delays in their own right.


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