When a person passes on and did not make a Will in his/her lifetime, the next-of-kin (according to the priority as set out in Singapore’s Intestate Succession Act or Malaysia’s Distribution Act 1958 (“Distribution Act”), as amended by the Distribution (Amendment) Act 1997) may make an Application for Letters of Administration from the Court to administer the estate.
A person has to be appointed by the Court as an Administrator before he/she can administer the estate to be legally recognized as the Administrator of the Deceased’s Estate as the case may be.
Our firm provides the following services;
- Advising on Letters of Administration Application (Singapore and West Malaysia)
- Applying for Letters of Administration (Singapore and West Malaysia)
- Drafting of Affidavit of Foreign Law (of West Malaysia and East Malaysia)
* Kindly note that the above information does not constitute legal advice, it is information for your reference which you rely at your own risk. Kindly seek legal advice from a qualified lawyer before commencing any legal action.