Estates of a net value exceeding £500 will be referred to the Government Legal Department (formally known as The Treasury Solicitor) for administration.
A list of estates that have recently been referred to the Government Legal Department or are being administered by the council are listed below. This list was last updated on 17 July 2020 and will be updated once every three months.
Any other details relating to a deceased person, such as their last known address or the value of the estate, are not disclosed in response to a Freedom of Information Act request on the basis that the information is exempt under Section 31(a) (Law Enforcement - the prevention of crime) and will not be released.
For more information please contact Environment and Public Protection at firstname.lastname@example.org.