What is the Process of Administration of Small Estates by the Public Trustee in Singapore?

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  Introduction For small estates in Singapore which do not exceed the value of S$50,000, the estate can be administered by the Public Trustee without the need for a Grant of Probate or Letters of Administration. For the avoidance of doubt, this S$50,000 does not include the debts of the Deceased. When will the Public…

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What is required to extract Letters of Administration in Singapore when there are minor beneficiaries below the age of 21?

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  Under Singapore law, at least two administrators have to be appointed as long as there is a minority interest or a life interest in the estate. A minority interest means that there are beneficiaries beneath the age of 21, and a life interest generally means that the asset is given to the beneficiary for…

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How to apply for Letters of Administration in Singapore

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  When a person passes away without making a valid will in Singapore, or when when he makes a valid will, but has not named an executor in his will, another personal representative will usually apply to the court to take over the administration of the estate. Generally, those applying to take on this responsibility…

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How are assets distributed when a loved one dies without making a will in Singapore?

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  While it benefits nearly everyone to have a proper will drafted, not nearly enough people in Singapore do so. This can be for any number of reasons. Sometimes the busy pace of life here gets in the way. Sometimes, a loved one is taken away faster then he or she is supposed to be.…

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