In the event a person passes away without leaving a will, the family members of the deceased or any person interested in the estate can apply for the Grant of Letters of Administration from the High Court to administer the said estate.

The High Court has the discretion as to whom to appoint as the administrator of a deceased person. In granting such administration, the High Court will take into account the rights of all persons interested in the estate.

We advise and assist our clients on a step-by-step basis to ensure that they fully understand the duty of becoming an administrator and the legal procedure involved in applying for a Grant of Letters of Administration from the High Court.

Our Services

Our services and support include, but is not limited to the following areas:

  • Providing advice on the fiduciary duties of an administrator;
  • Advising beneficiaries of the estate in relation to their rights;
  • Applying to the High Court for Letters of Administration and all other related applications

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Reviews & Testimonials

  • “I highly recommend MahWengKwai & Associates for their exceptional expertise in handling inheritance processes. I recently had the privilege of working with Karmen, Daphne and Aaron to navigate the complex legalities associated with the inheritance of my family estate under various jurisdictions.

    MWKA demonstrated a deep understanding of inheritance laws and regulations, ensuring that every aspect of the process was meticulously addressed. Their team of experienced attorneys and solicitors provided clear and concise guidance, making it easy to comprehend the legal formalities of the process.

    I was satisfied with their way of managing documentation and translations of the paperwork, ensuring all necessary filings were accurate and submitted in a timely manner. Their personalized approach has undoubtedly made this process smooth and successful. I am grateful for their support and would not hesitate to seek their services again in the future.”-Eric Guillemin, Paris

Our lawyers can prepare for you a will to distribute your assets according to your wishes and safeguard your loved ones. We take the time to answer your questions and explain the legal implications of your plans for your estate.

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