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Jersey Draft Probate (Amendment) (Jersey) Law 202- increases the limit to £30,000 from £10,000


The Draft Probate (Amendment) (Jersey) Law 202- was lodged au Greffe on 31 March 2023 by the Chief Minister and will be debated on 23 May 2023.

The main relevant change would be

  • To increase the limit to £30,000 from £10,000 where no grant of probate is required provided certain conditions are met.

There are some other proposed limited changes to

  • Allow care homes to hand over some personal property to relatives without it being intermeddling and
  • Funeral directors may allow certain items to be buried with the person provided certain conditions are met.

Draft Probate (Amendment) (Jersey) Law 202- [P.16/2023]: Comments by the Corporate Services Scrutiny Panel


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