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Is it possible to compel witnesses to a will who reside in

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Is it possible to compel witnesses to a will who reside in Scotland to appear in a court in Republic of Ireland (high court Dublin) in relation to a probate dispute and if so under what legislation/case law
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  JGM replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for your question.
Witnesses in Scotland cannot be compelled to attend court in Southern Ireland to give evidence. Indeed they can't be compelled to attend any court outwith Scotland. The courts outside Scotland don't have jurisdiction over such people.
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