Probate & Estate Administration

Dealing with the affairs of someone who has died can be a very difficult and stressful task particularly if you are not used to dealing with finances or perhaps do not know much about the affairs of a relative or friend who has died.

Many people are worried about “going to Probate.” This refers to obtaining legal authority to deal with the deceased persons property and assets.

 

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An application is made to the court which issues a grant of probate if there is a will or a grant of letters of administration if there is no will. This is a routine step which we will make for you.

Before the court issues such a grant the Inland Revenue have to be paid any inheritance tax due or be satisfied that no tax is payable.

Finally the deceased persons income tax affairs have to be concluded and we can deal with this also.