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Practice Area: Private Client     Training Level: General

Duration: 83 minutes

About this Programme

This seminar is part of a series presented by the Law Society of Singapore’s Probate Practice Committee earlier this year. This seminar discusses the contentious probate procedures in the Singapore context.

The following topics will be covered during the Seminar on Contentious Probate Procedures:

·         When do probate proceedings become contentious?

·         The meaning of contentious and non-contentious probate

·         Steps to be taken before a matter becomes contentious:

-       Caveat

-       Warning

-       Appearance

-       Directions by the Judge

·         Is there a need to issue Citations?

·         Revocation of a Grant

·         Parties to a probate action:

 -       Interveners

               -       Beneficiaries

·         Pleadings to be filed in a contentious probate action

·         Changes to Orders 71 and 72 of the Rules of Court by the Family Justice Rules 2014


Dr Gopalan Raman – Senior Consultant of Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Withers KhattarWong


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