Coping with a bereavement is painful enough without the added pressure of dealing with the deceased’s financial affairs.
Our specialist Probate Solicitors can help to make the Probate process as stress-free and painless as possible.
Our Probate team offers a friendly and approachable service, which we tailor to each client’s specific needs.
After all, Probate can be straightforward for some families and full of complexity and dispute for others. So our Probate Solicitors will only give you the service that you need .
So get in touch for free initial legal advice and to find out how we can help you.
Probate Services For You
What is Probate?
Probate is the process of dealing with someone's Estate when they die.
An Estate is made up of everything that person owned and could include, money, property and any other assets.
You can watch our short video for more information.
Do I Need Probate?
It really does depend.
You need a Grant of Probate to prove that you can legal administer an Estate, but most Estates valued at less than £5,000 won't need a Grant of Probate.
People We've Helped
No Will Left Behind Case Study
We helped a family get their inheritance after their sister died without leaving behind a Will.Read the Full Case Study
Probate Completed for 12 Beneficiaries
We helped 12 Beneficiaries, based in the UK and Canada, administer the Estate and get their inheritance.Read the Full Case Study
Estranged Family Get Their Inheritance
Our Probate Solicitors acted as Executor for the family of a man who'd lost contact with his family before he died.Read the Full Case Study
£117,500 Inheritance Tax saved on Estate
Our Probate Solicitors helped a woman administer a complex Estate. saving her £117,500 in Inheritance Tax.Read the Full Case Study
Top rated by our clients - but don’t just take our word for it…
How Can You Help Me with Probate?
Our specialist team of Probate Solicitors can help you with either applying for a Grant of Probate, or a Grant of Letters of Administration if there's no Will or with a Full Probate service where we managed the whole Probate process for you.
Whatever you need throughout Probate, we can help you.
What if There's a Dispute?
More and more families are getting caught up in disagreements about Wills and their inheritance. If you're involved in a dispute over a Will or your an Executor dealing with a disputed Will, we can help.
How Long Does the Administration of an Estate Take?
Usually around 9 to 12 months.
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