Oaths: completing the oath for administrators
This practice note provides guidance on completing the oath for administrators when a deceased has not left a valid will. The note supplements the advice provided in the integrated drafting notes that accompany the standard documents on oaths for administrators. A list of these oaths is at the end of this note.
We are reviewing this note in the light of proposed changes to the intestacy rules in the Inheritance and Trustees' Powers Bill 2013-14. For more information see Private client legislation tracker 2012-13: Inheritance and Trustees' Powers Bill 2013-14.