Probate should be seen as a process of checking the validity of the will, gathering in the deceased assets, paying any tax liabilities, then making a distribution to the beneficiaries.
The starting point for any probate process is the deceased's will. Craybeck Law will review the will to confirm it is valid and suitable to be admitted to Probate. On occasions we find wills which have small defects in them as to their validity. We will explore how best to manage these defects and rectify them as necessary.
A will usually appoints two people as Executors to manage the deceased's estate. Executors have several responsibilities in regard to the probate process. For example they are required to
There is also the validity of the will to consider. For a will to be accepted by the Probate Registry it must be valid conforming to the Wills Act 1837, subsequent legislation and statutory instruments. On occasions there is also a house sale to conduct or alternatively working out how the house is to pass to a particular relative who may wish to buy out other beneficiaries interest in the property.
Our uncontested probate fees which start from £1250 plus VAT assist you to make the best choices as to how you want to handle probate. Our dedicated probate team is ready to assist you. Our team consists of a qualified senior solicitor supported by his departmental team.
By instructing Craybeck Law we will handle and manage the Executors responsibilities on their behalf. As well as handling the Executors responsibilities we will conduct an