Administering Estates

The loss of a loved one is often traumatic. Our Team is able to offer you all the support you need at such a difficult time. This includes:

  • Advice regarding the contents of the Will
  • Advising on the Intestacy Rules where no Will has been made
  • Looking after the administration of the Estate including:
    • Helping you understand whether a Grant of Probate or Letters of Administration will be required
    • Dealing with the financial affairs of the deceased to ensure all the information is available to apply for the Grant of Probate
    • Talking through what needs to be done to obtain the Grant of Probate and applying for it on your behalf
    • Contacting the beneficiaries
    • Calculating and paying any Inheritance Tax that may be due
    • Closing or transferring accounts and paying liabilities
    • Assisting you with decisions regarding the sale of any property
    • Claiming back or paying any outstanding Income Tax
    • Distributing the Estate in accordance with the Will or Intestacy Rules
  • Advice on ways to reduce Inheritance Tax
  • Setting up any Trusts that are created by the Will
  • Advice on varying the Will if necessary

Contacting Us

Fosters Solicitors team of Wills & Probate lawyers have a wealth of experience and knowledge to assist you in relation to any legal query or matter you may have. Call us on 01603 620508 or complete our and a member of the department will be in touch very soon.