Martine Heys

Wills and Probate Administrator

Martine has over thirty years' legal experience with Bedell Cristin, having worked in the family, criminal, property and probate departments.

As Probate Administrator, Martine has responsibility for our British Probate "fast track" cases. With her extensive experience in the Jersey legal market and high volume turnaround, she provides a fast and efficient service guiding our clients through Jersey Probate to unlock assets of British deceased estates.

She also manages our wills safe-keeping system. With over 3,500 Wills in our fire-proof safe, she has responsibility for ensuring our electronic directory and copies are accurate. She also assists in the administration of deceased estates and the management of affairs of vulnerable clients.  

  • Thank you for the professional and patient way in which you guided a legally naive 83 year old through the intricacies of Jersey law. It has been very much appreciated.
    Private Client
  • Thank you for making what initially seemed quite complicated, a smooth and easy process.
    Private Client
  • Your prompt and efficient assistance in this matter is greatly appreciated and I would not hesitate to use your services again should that be necessary.
    Client of Bedell Cristin
News/Experience
Bank's costly error highlights the importance of following due probate process in Jersey

For the first time, a financial institution in Jersey has been sentenced in the Royal Court for the offence of intermeddling under the Probate (Jersey) Law 1998 ("the Probate Law"). This article explains the lessons to be learnt.

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Insights
Jersey probate for non-Jersey domiciliaries
Briefings | 11 Jan 2017

The purpose of this document is to provide general information and outline how to apply for a Jersey Grant of Probate or Administration for non-Jersey domiciled deceased estates.

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