Losing someone can be a sad and distressing time – and handling their affairs following their death is never easy at such a difficult time.
Probate is the process of managing a person’s estate after they die, and a probate solicitor can help ensure their wishes are carried out fully.
Why Do You Need A Solicitor For Probate?
Peace of MindDealing with someone’s estate comes at a time that is naturally upsetting for those involved. Using the service of a specialist probate solicitor provides total peace of mind – not only thanks to knowing your loved one’s wishes will be fully respected and fulfilled but also from the assurance that as an executor/administrator you are carrying out your duties in the correct and most efficient way.
Help With The Whole ProcessProbate can be a complex process as it includes the following:
- Sorting personal finances, assets and property
- Settling any outstanding debts
- Paying any taxes owed
- Distributing the remaining estate as inheritance to those named in the Will first or to those entitled to an estate under the Rules of Intestacy.