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When are Sureties required?

2016-07-06T15:35:40+08:00

A grantee of Letters of Administration, whether with or without a Will annexed, from a Singapore Family Court shall give security for the due administration of the estate by way of an Administration Bond and 2 Sureties in the following circumstances:

  1. where the estate and effects in respect of which the grant is applied […]
When are Sureties required?2016-07-06T15:35:40+08:00

How to apply for dispensation of sureties for Grants of Letters of Administration?

2016-06-28T01:58:20+08:00

For death after 14 February 2008, an application for the dispensation of sureties pursuant to section 29(3) of the Probate and Administration Act (Cap. 251) shall be made by way of a summons supported by an affidavit deposed to by all the administrators and co-administrators (if any) stating the following:

  1. the date of the […]
How to apply for dispensation of sureties for Grants of Letters of Administration?2016-06-28T01:58:20+08:00

What are the rules for Distribution under Intestacy in Singapore?

2016-06-02T06:44:47+08:00

If a deceased person died without a Will, i.e. intestacy, then then rules of distribution of his/her estate is governed by intestate laws.

Generally, the rules of distribution are as follows (in order of priority):

Rule 1
If an intestate dies leaving a surviving spouse, no issue and no parent, the spouse shall be entitled […]

What are the rules for Distribution under Intestacy in Singapore?2016-06-02T06:44:47+08:00

What succession rules apply to the intestate estate in Singapore?

2016-06-02T06:42:28+08:00

Singapore’s intestacy regime is set out in the Intestate Succession Act (Cap. 146).

Under the Act, the movable property of an intestate will be distributed according to the laws of the country in which he/she was domiciled at the time of his/her death, while the distribution of Singapore immovable property will be regulated by Singapore intestacy […]

What succession rules apply to the intestate estate in Singapore?2016-06-02T06:42:28+08:00

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