Citizens Advice Bureau


Judicial Greffe

Extent: Jersey
Updated 26 August 2015

Words you may need to know

Will of realty - a will which says what the owner of property or land would like to happen to that property or land when they die 

Contact Details  for the Judical Greffe and its  different departments

Address:   The Judicial Greffe , Royal Court House, Royal Square, St Helier JE1 1JG

Judicial Greffier :  Advocate Paul Matthews

Telephone:  015234  441300                         Fax:   01534 441399



i)                    Probate:

Registrar of Probate:                                                            Telephone:  01534  441300

ii)                  Family Division

Registrars of Family Division:  Mrs Judy O'Sullivan

Telephone:   01534  441300

Hours of opening:    Monday - Thursday 8.45am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 5.15pm 

Friday - 8.45am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 4.45pm

iii)                Public Registry

The Registrar of Deeds:  A Le Bihan  01534  441316.

The Public Registry holds records of all property transactions, obligations (bonds or promissory notes), powers of attorney and wills of realty. All the information in the Public Registry is available to the public and the staff are happy to assist anyone who wants to research or check the records.  If you want to be able to read the details about a property recorded on the property registry you must know the name of either the buyer or the seller of the property.

If you need the Registry staff to help you carry out your search there is a fee of £30.00 for every half an hour of their time.


( See also   11.8.52.L7 Establishing ownership of property) .