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Yes, you should.

Advantages:

  • enables the administration of the estate to proceed more rapidly.
  • not necessary to wait for the grant of probate to be made in Western Australia before resealing the grant in England.
  • if some beneficiaries resided in England and some in Australia. then assets in England could be left to the English beneficiaries and those in Australia to the Australian beneficiaries
  • the cost of transferring funds from one country to another together with the risk of foreign exchange losses would be avoided.