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Officials from HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) have written to probate practitioners to outline changes to the MyHMCTS digital service.
The changes, which aim to streamline and add functionality to MyHMCTS, are due to go live on 19 August.
Included among them are the following:
In preparation for the impending changes, HMCTS is encouraging MyHMCTS users to clear their dashboard and either submit or delete outstanding cases.
A new application will need to be created to replace any applications that are not submitted, or are unable to be submitted, before 19 August.
While probate practitioners were initially criticised for slow take-up of the MyHMCTS service, officials say it has now been used to process more than 60,000 applications.
Probate practitioners who want to provide feedback on the scheduled changes to the MyHMCTS digital service should email firstname.lastname@example.org
For issues relating to a specific probate application, email email@example.com