To obtain notice of any grant of representation – important for the purposes of limitation if contemplating a claim under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 19751 – a standing search may be entered.2

A person who has entered a standing search will be sent an office copy of any grant which corresponds to the particulars given in the notice issued not more than 12 months before the entry of the standing search, or within a period of six months after the entry of the standing search.3

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