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If you have suffered a loss of a loved one and want to administer their estate without using a lawyer, solicitor, bank or probate company then we can help.
It might be that your loved ones estate is strait forward consisting of only one or two assets and/or is of a low value. It may be that you simply do not want to save on legal costs and would rather have a go at dealing with the estate administration yourself?
Our guide identifies some of the more important legal issues you might want to think about and if you need to speak to one of us about these options then please do not hesitate toÂ GET IN TOUCH.
- Before you do anything
- When to seek legal advice
- Registration of death
- Arranging the funeral
- Who has the right to administer the estate
- Collecting the appears together
- Further searches and enquiries
- Ascertaining the value of the estate
- Is a grant necessary?
- Payment of debts before obtaining a grant
- What types of court grants to apply for
- Applying for a grant
- sending the application off to the court
- court interview
- Successful application
- Collecting the assets
- Paying debt
- Insolvent estates
- Finalising estate accounts
- Distributing to beneficiaries
- Intestacy rules
- Inheritance tax