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An application to remove an executor asssuming who has already obtained probate must be made under Section 50 of the Administration of Justice Act 1985. This allows the Court to make an Order appointing a substitute executor or terminate the appointment of an executor when there is more than one appointed.
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Thank you for your patience. Not everyone can apply to have an executor removed. You would have to be a co-executor or a beneficiary or representative of either.
You would have to prove serious misbehaviour before the court or the Probate Registry will even consider forcing an executor to step down. In general, the courts will only remove an executor if you can show the following:
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Good evening, sorry for the delay in reverting to you. The Application is made to the High Court under section 50 Administration of Justice Act 1985. This deals with the removal of executors and administrators after the grant of probate