By signing this form I/we conﬁrm:
® the information we or any one of us provide or have provided to HSBC in the course of our dealings with HSBC in relation to the
relevant deceased person’s estate is correct to the best of my/our knowledge including any information contained within any
applicable Master and associated Additional form
® that I am/we are legally entitled to administer the deceased’s estate (in accordance with what is stated in the Will or the laws of
intestacy if no Will exists)
® HSBC may provide my/our name and address to any future claimants should they approach HSBC for information after
Where HSBC have agreed to release funds without Grant of Probate or Letters of Administration the following will also apply:
® that I/we accept if any other parties come forward who have a valid claim on the deceased’s estate I/we will be liable to repay the
monies/return items or pay the equivalent value of items released to HSBC
® that I/we agree to be responsible to HSBC in respect of any and all losses, costs or expenses HSBC incurs in dealing with any
claims or demands which may be made by or against HSBC as a consequence of HSBC paying the monies and/or claims,
selling or transferring investments and/or releasing any items to me/us without my/our obtaining a Grant of Probate or Letters of
Administration, if other parties lodge a valid claim
® to the best of my/our knowledge the deceased’s estate is not insolvent
® that to establish full legal authority and legal title to deal with the deceased’s aairs if at any time it is requested to attach
signatures of everyone who is administering the estate.
Please note that in the circumstances, if required, HSBC may instigate legal proceedings to recover the monies paid/items
released to you.
Where a Grant of Probate/Letters of Administration is not required, we may accept a closure form signed by ONE Executor/Next of
Kin. HSBC reserves the right to request further signatures if required.
Where a Grant of Probate/Letters of Administration is required, we will require a closure form signed by ALL those appointed to sign.
If you are unsure about the nature of the declarations and conﬁrmations that you are providing by virtue of signing this form,
we suggest that you seek independent legal advice.
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Should you have any questions about completing this form please call our Bereavement Support Team 0345 850 0088.
Please call us between 8.30am and 6pm Monday to Friday and Saturday 9am to 2pm (excluding bank holidays) or if calling from
overseas, +44 (0) 114 252 0249. Textphone 03457 125563. Subject to scheduled and emergency maintenance periods.
To help us continually improve our service, and interests of security, we may monitor and/or record your calls with us.
For a glossary of terms please refer to our bereavement guide or the glossary that can be found at hsbc.co.uk/bereavement.
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