Probate & Estates
Dealing with the personal affairs of someone who has died is often a mixture of difficult emotions and frustration. Sorting out an estate takes time and is often extremely complex.
Whether you need a little assistance and advice, or would like us to take the burden off your shoulders completely, we can help. We work closely with everyone involved to ensure that the process is managed efficiently, effectively and that your personal interests are prioritised.
Our international probate team also has considerable expertise in legal matters where offshore assets are involved or where UK assets form part of the estate of a non-resident.
We offer competitive fixed fees for estates that are simple and straightforward, but our team is also highly experienced in handling complicated estates with difficult tax and trust issues.
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It is not uncommon for parties to hold their money in joint bank accounts. This can however lead to problems.
When making a will it is important to consider your family and not make elaborate decisions which could cause a dispute, excessive legal fees, and distress.
A common question often posed is what motivates those making wills (testators) to leave their estate in a particular way? However, in some cases, there may be no way to predict the contents of a will or explain why a testator has left their estate in a particular way.
The widely reported case of Ilott v Mitson has today come to an end, through the Supreme Court issuing its long awaited judgement in the case.
The UK Government has issued its response to the consultation on proposals to reform court fees for grants of representation, with the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) confirming that from May this year, barring any U-Turn or rejection by Parliament, there will be the reintroduction of banded court fees for grant applications (also known as probate applications).