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INTERNATIONAL ESTATE SERVICES

Welcome to our range of international estate services that we provide to executors, administrators, beneficiaries and families throughout the world.  Whether you are responsible for dealing with foreign assets or an individual with international affairs planning for the future, we are here to help you.

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INTERNATIONAL ESTATE ADMINISTRATION

If you are the executor or an administrator of an estate, you may be faced with the challenge of administering a foreign asset.  We are here to help you navigate the foreign legal requirements.

NORTH-AMERICA

USA & CANADA – ASSET ADMINISTRATION

If you are administering an estate with North American assets, you can expect to encounter complicated procedures in both the USA and Canada.  We are here to help with procedures that can often be complex including US estate tax reporting obligations.

Jersey

JERSEY, GUERNSEY & THE ISLE OF MAN

If you are dealing with an estate that has assets located in the islands of Jersey, Guernsey or the Isle of Man, you may find that a separate probate application is required to administer those assets.

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RESEALING FOREIGN GRANTS OF PROBATE

If an asset is located in England or Wales and you hold a grant of probate (or the equivalent) from a Commonwealth country, we can assist with the reseal application in England and Wales.

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MEDALLION SIGNATURE GUARANTEE

If you require a medallion signature guarantee (also referred to as medallion guarantees, signatures or stamps), we can help.  Our firm was the first law firm outside of the US to be enrolled as a provider of medallions.

South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA

Our firm has a proud heritage in assisting South African executors to administer international estates and also helping South African individuals to plan for the future.

International wills

INTERNATIONAL WILLS

If you are based abroad and have assets located in the British Isles, you may recognise the advantages of a having a separate Will, also known as an, “offshore Will” or “international Will”.

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USA & CANADA – SHARE ADMINISTRATION

If you require assistance with administering shares located in the USA or Canada, our firm has decades of experience in this area and we would be delighted to assist.  One of our key specialisms is applying for federal transfer certificates.

Notarial services - Notary Public

NOTARIAL SERVICES

Notaries can play an important role in facilitating the administration of estates that have foreign assets.  If you require a notary, please feel free to contact us to see how we can assist you.

If you have any questions or want to discuss how we can work with you, please call us on 01202 786194 or email us by clicking below:

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