The term Probate refers to the legal process of dealing with a person's estate after they have passed away. If the deceased left a Will, the executors may need to apply for a Grant of Probate before any estate administration can proceed. If there is no Will, Personal Representatives must apply for a Grant of Letters of Administration.
The question of when a Grant is required heavily relies upon on the deceased's assets and the value of their estate. For example if the deceased owned a property in their sole name, a Grant is most definitely required. At Forbes we are able to advise as to whether or not you would need to apply for a Grant once we are advised of the assets of the estate.
Dealing with the estate of a deceased person is a difficult task, which is why our team are on hand to help. At Forbes Solicitors, we are able to take care of a number of matters in relation to the administration of the estate as well as any disputed matters that may have arose. For more information, get in touch with a member of our specialist team by calling freephone 0800 975 2463 or by email.
22 Mar 2019
Wills, Probate, Tax & Trusts
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