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My mother died on 10/09/14 leaving only a joint Halifax a/c,

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My mother died on 10/09/14 leaving only a joint Halifax a/c, with myself, into which her pensions were paid and from which I paid out her Residential accommodation fees. The balance on this a/c once her final residential fee had been paid was approx. £200. The only other estate she left were a small amount Scottish Power/Thus shares, which I am presently trying to track down and her wedding/engagement rings. There was no property/furniture etc. as she had been in a Home for the past 15 years. She left a self written Will leaving my late husband an I as Executors.
Do I require to obtain 'Confirmation' or any other legal document from the Court?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 2 years ago.
Hello,
No, there is no need to do so unless the share registrars require a grant of probate before they agree to transfer the shares in accordance with your late mother's Will.
However, small estates I.e. Those involving less than £5000 do not usually require grant of probate.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Sorry for delay, I kept waiting for answer to pop up but it didn't until I refreshed my question.

I do not think I need any further info. I am now satisfied that I do not need 'Confirmation or Probate'. I was just getting confused and afraid that I would do the wrong thing.

Thank you for setting my mind at rest.

Patricia