Do you need a Grant?

Do you need a Grant?

Do you need a Grant of Probate or Letters of Administration?

Take our quick quiz to work out whether you need to obtain a grant of Probate or Letters of Administration.

Does the estate include real estate?
Real estate means any interest in land - e.g. a home or investment property. If you are unsure, ask us to carry out a Landgate search.
Is the real estate owned as a joint tenant with another person?
Joint tenants is a type of joint ownership common between married couples and de facto partners. If you are unsure, ask us to carry out a Landgate search.
Does the estate include a financial asset valued at more than $20,000?
Are the financial assets owned jointly with another person?
Did the deceased leave a Will? *
Do any of the following circumstances apply?
  • You are unsure whether the Will was properly signed
  • You are not certain that the deceased was of full mental capacity when the Will was signed
  • You are unsure whether the Will is the last Will of the deceased or there is any evidence the deceased wished to revoke the Will
  • The Will is vague or unclear
  • There is any possibility of a dispute arising
  • Any beneficiary (a person entitled to distribution of the estate) is a minor

You will need a Grant of Probate to administer the estate.

We offer fixed price Probate applications.

You will need a Grant of Letters of Administration to administer the estate.

We offer fixed price applications.

It is unlikley that you need a Grant to administer the estate.

If you are unsure or would like legal advice, please contact us to book an estate administration consultation.

We use advanced technology to prepare and finalise your Probate application in one fixed-price consultation.

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We provide great service at competitive prices.

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We offer practical guidance at every step.  Read what our clients say.


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Meet our team

We’re a tight-knit, multi-disciplinary team of lawyers, legal executives, accountants and software developers.  We’re also passionate community leaders, sportspeople, podcasters, musicians, parents… and proud that these interests inform our professional lives.
Legal Practitioner Director
Michael is an experienced succession and property lawyer and has served the Western Australian community as a legal practitioner for over 27 years at Curae Law.  Michael has represented clients, both in and out of court, in matters spanning……
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Nigel leads the firm’s litigation and dispute resolution team and has experience in a wide variety of litigation matters including deceased estate litigation, family provision claims, contractual and construction disputes, trust and property matters. Nigel has an instinctive ability……
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Lucy leads our non-contentious Wills and estates team to provide easy to understand succession and estate administration advice. As well as practising law, she brings together people, technology and processes to design and deliver our innovative legal services. Lucy,……
Maya joined Birman & Ride in 2023 as part of the firm’s law cadetship program and acts as the first point of contact for many of our clients. She oversees new business enquiries through phone and email, for Probate,……
Sean is a dedicated lawyer within the wills and probate team, specialising in guiding individuals through the intricacies of legal matters such as wills, powers of attorney, and powers of guardianship. In the realm of estate planning, Sean offers……

What our clients say

Good morning Michael. Many thanks for you assistance in getting this sorted so efficiently.
Perth probate centre client
May 2, 2024
You’re the best Maya – thank you!
Probate on-the-spot client
April 11, 2024
Michael, thank you for your advice to date. It has proven both settling and very helpful in negotiating this most awful time in my life.  
Mr B
March 27, 2024
Lucy, thanks so much for you and your teams assistance with the grant of probate, I really appreciate it.
Probate on-the-spot client
March 20, 2024
Thank you so very much Maya for making this such a simple process for us all.
Probate on-the-spot client
March 8, 2024
Michael, A big thank you to you and your colleague (Carolina) for your assistance and kind support with my application for a grant of probate on Friday.
Perth Probate centre client
March 5, 2024

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