We can help the executors (where there is a Will) or the personal representatives (where there is no Will) with as much or as little as they want at each stage.
We will work closely with our clients throughout the procedure, ensuring that they are fully informed of what needs to be done and that they authorise the steps being taken. We will provide clear explanations of the payments to be made from the estate including inheritance tax and the expenses necessary to apply for the Grant of Probate or Letters of Administration, and will provide estimates of our anticipated costs. We will set out clearly the details of the estate, the sums received and how those sums are to be distributed. When the time comes to make payments to beneficiaries, this will only be done with the executors’/personal representatives’ authority.
We are able to provide you with two layers of service: