Birmingham Probate Registry Office

Birmingham Probate Registry Contact Details.

Help with Probate

Help with Probate

Birmingham Probate Registry is at The Priory Courts, Third Floor, 33 Bull Street, Birmingham West Midlands, B4 6DU.  0121 681 3400/14.

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Please note that Probate Registries are branches of the Court and do NOT deal with registering births deaths or marriages.  Click here for Registrars of Births, Deaths and Marriages.

(Free Probate Guide and professional probate help if needed by The Probate Department Ltd which is NOT the Probate Registry nor part of HMCTS.)

Birmingham Probate Registry Office is open to the public from 9:30 to 4:00 every day. Appointments for interview are held from 10.00 to 15.40 on Thursdays.

Interviews at the local Probate Offices are NO LONGER AVAILABLE and the following former interview venues are no longer active.

  • Coventry Combined Court Centre
  • Northampton Combined Court Centre
  • Wolverhampton Bereavement Centre
  • Kidderminster County Court

Telephone Birmingham Probate Registry 0121 681 3400/14

Tel: 0121 681 3400 – 14
Fax: 0121 236 2465

As at 21/4/11 it takes around 6 weeks to get an appointment if all the papers are in order.   Please use the Contact page to let us know of your experiences if they vary from this.

BirminghamDPRenquiries@hmcourts-service.gsi.gov.uk

If you need professional help with Probate at sensible fees, please call us on 01323 741204. We will be delighted to have a free initial chat.  Please remember that we are a business, and whilst we are always happy to have a free exploratory chat, we do charge (modestly) for their time.

Birmingham Probate Registry Office is part of the Probate Service

The Probate Service forms part of the Family Division of the High Court. It deals with ‘non-contentious’ probate business. This is where there is no dispute about the validity of a will or entitlement to take a grant.  It issues grants of representation, which are known as either:

  • Probate (when the deceased person left a valid will and an executor is acting.)
  • Letters of administration with will (when a person has left a valid will but no executor is acting.)

or            Letters of administration (usually when there is no valid will.)

These different types of grants of representation appoint people known as personal representatives to administer the deceased person’s estate.

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