The question what is Probate is not an uncommon one, as many people have never come across the term before having to deal with the death of a loved one.
There are a number of administrative and legal matters that must be dealt with following someone’s death and these procedures can be stressful without the correct support and advice. You will need to obtain the legal right to deal with the property, assets and possessions. This is usually done through a grant of representation – known as probate. We work with clients dealing with all aspects of Probate, ranging from assisting in administering straightforward estates, dealing with intestacy and providing legal services 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 the following probate services:
We also advise on disputes that may arise whilst dealing with an estate, such as challenging (or dealing with a challenge to) a Will. The two key areas are challenges to a Will and Inheritance Act claims where inadequate provision made.
If you would like to speak to a member of our Bulwell or Hucknall Probate team today please contact us for supportive, expert advice.
Probate - Jamie was amazing and really helped us through the process following mums death.
Mrs D Reynolds
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