After losing the loved one, it is extremely difficult and distressful for a person to get involved in the legal affairs for claiming of the assets and belongings of whom that have already passed away. In order to relieve you from this pathetic situation and giving you the time to you need to grieve; we offer you fixed-fee probate services by appointing our representatives and executives.
We can deal on behalf of you for the best possible outcome and without your much involvement.
What is Probate?
Probate refers to the legal processing followed after a person’s death in which his belongings and other assets are distributed to the beneficiaries of the will. The following steps are followed in the making of the probate whether it is with a will or without it:
- Preparing an Application- When a personal application for probate is made by you, there is need to apply for the relevant Grant of Probate via the registration of the HM Courts and Tribunals Service.
- Commencing Probate- On behalf of you, firstly we will calculate the total value of the estate’s assets like property, insurance, share, money etc.
Then we will record any creditor of the estate and the particulars of any joint assets. And this can enable us to calculate whether or not the estate will be apt for inheritance tax, and thus, submit the application form after its completion.
- Evade Probate registry interviews- Once the paperwork has been executed, only within a few weeks the probate is basically granted. In that case, you do not need to attend an in-person interview at the Probate Registry, which is both inconvenient and distressing as well as.
Significance to hire a lawyer for grant of probate
Probate can scale between being easy and smooth to be extremely difficult, which may extend from months to years. Sometimes even if it appears that estate is easier but in actual, there can be lots of complications. Also, there is a certain period when this is relevant. Suppose if the inheritance tax is due and this has to be reimbursed at 40% rate on the current threshold. Therefore, in order to avoid lots of complications, you must need to hire a lawyer for grant of probate.
Another case when you required lawyer is when the probate is without will and estate is a difficult one to deal. Sometimes you may need a lawyer in case of will also when there are confusions regarding its validity. And these things need to be cross-checked, which can take time.
Sometimes in case of minorities, it is a lawyer who needs to step in to take over the probate claim. Lawyer plays an important role for grant of probate in that case when there are assets in Trust as it is not possible to deal with them individually.
If you have any query or any doubt regarding probate, get in touch with us. We will assist you with the best solution.