A Grant of Probate is a certificate given by the Supreme Court of Victoria to the effect that the Will of a deceased person has been proved and administration of that person"s estate has been granted to the executor proving the Will.
Where the deceased did not leave a Will, a Grant of Letters of Administration is the equivalent certificate given by the Supreme Court of Victoria.
A Grant of Probate and a Grant of Letters of Administration are the most common types of a Grant of Representation for a deceased person's estate.
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