Dealing with the loss of a loved one is an emotional time for family and friends, but there are a number of administrative and legal matters that must be dealt with. We work with clients dealing with all aspects of this, including administering straightforward and complex estates, dealing with intestacy and assisting where disputes have arisen.
We aim to provide professional support and experience when you need it most.
If you are responsible, or think you may be responsible, for dealing with an estate, we can help you with:
• locating the Will
• proving the Will if the original copy is missing
• obtaining the Grant of Probate (if there is a will) or Letters of Administration (if no will)
• the administration of an estate
• identifying & dealing with intestacy
• advice on tax mitigation
• preparing legal documentation, including Deeds of Variation
We also advise on disputes that may arise whilst dealing with an estate, such as challenging, or responding to a challenge to a Will.
The two key areas are:
To speak to our specialist team of Probate Solicitors in Hucknall or Bulwell simply call your local branch or make an enquiry through our website.
Removing a deceased from the Title Deeds
Who is liable to actually pay Inheritance Tax if it is due?
Are trusts subject to Probate?
Who bears the inheritance tax on a gift with reservation of benefit?
Executors: what to do if you are named in a Will
Powers of Attorney: Can I sell a jointly owned property?
What happens if an Executor doesn't want to act on my Will?
When do you need a Grant of Representation?
Probate - Jamie was amazing and really helped us through the process following mums death.
Mrs D Reynolds
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