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As specialists in post-death matters, we’re often asked how to obtain probate; it isn’t something that is obvious or familiar to most people.
Our brief guide to the basics of how to obtain probate
All being well, the Grant of Representation will then be issued. This marks the beginning of probate and means that the executor can start administering the estate.
We advise executors and the families and friends of people who have died on how to obtain probate, taking them through the steps and helping make sure that everything is done properly. Clients often ask for specific help in completing the forms, dealing with tax and checking that their application is complete.
And our involvement needn’t end once probate has been granted; we’re on hand to advise on the practicalities and legal considerations involved in dealing with a deceased person’s assets and liabilities.
Our probate services:
Post-death wills advice
How to obtain probate
Duties of executor to beneficiaries
Disputes and financial claims
Settlements and trusts