HM Courts and Tribunals Service – Probate

HM Courts and Tribunals Service Contact Numbers For Probate.

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HM Courts and Tribunals Service Contact Numbers for Probate Matters

Forms Helpline 0843 178 7413
Fees Helpline 0843 178 7414
Wills, Probate and Inheritance Helpline 0843 178 7415

HM Courts and Tribunals Head Office

The HM Courts and Tribunals Service is an agency which is responsible for the Probate Service and the Tribunals. It was formed in 2011 as a merger between Her Majesty’s Court Service and the Tribunals Service. The head office of the agency is based in 102 Petty France, London, SW1, but it operates in locations around England and Wales. If you need to contact the HM Courts and Tribunals head office, you can do so by calling 0843 178 7412. When you call this number, you’ll be advised to have your appeal number, or your National Insurance number ready, so that the team can assist you quickly. You will then be told to hold for the next available operator – there are no menu options.

Forms Helpline

If you need to find a specific form related to courts and tribunals, you can get assistance by calling the HM Courts and Tribunals Service contact number on 0843 178 7413. If you know the number of the form that you need, this will help you find it faster. You can also search for specific forms online. When you call the number above, please hold for the next available operator who will be able to assist you with finding relevant forms.

Fees Helpline

In England and Wales, if you go to court or a tribunal, you may be required to pay fees. The exact fee depends on the case, and if you are on benefits or a low income, you may be eligible to pay a reduced fee. You usually have to pay in person at a court, or by cheque. If you are unsure of how to pay a fee or you can’t afford a fee, you can call the HM Courts and Tribunals service fees helpline on 0843 178 7414. When you call this number, wait for the next available operator who will help you.

Wills, Probate and Inheritance Helpline

When someone passes away, their property, money and possessions must be dealt with legally – known as their estate. You can use yourself, a solicitor or a legal professional to represent their estate, and this is known as probate. You will need to pay Inheritance Tax on money you receive after a person passes away. If you have any questions relating to wills, probate or inheritance, you can contact the HM Courts and Tribunals Service on 0843 178 7415. When you call this number, hold after the initial automated message and the operator will help you.

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