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Probate Abroad – Dealing with foreign assets

Living abroad is becoming a popular option among British retirees. With the cost of living in the UK increasing, the opportunity to exchange rainy days for sea and sand is an attractive one.

Final Duties Steps of Probate

Final Duties are aware that the administration of an estate and applying for probate can be a long and stressful process.

What is Estate planning?

Nobody wants to spend too much time thinking about death, but the importance of proper estate planning is paramount to the people in your life who you will leave behind.

Cost of dying rises

The Cost of dying rises to equal three month’s worth of the average UK wage. Yet almost half of the population are unprepared.

Coping with bereavement

Mourning and grief are experiences which are almost certain to take place to us sooner or later in life.

An explanation about Probate property Valuations

It is common that when someone passes away that the most valuable asset in their estate is property.

Do I need a probate solicitor?

The Question “Do I need a probate solicitor?” in one that we hear on a regular basis, or we see when browsing conversations in online forums, “Do I need a Probate Solicitor?”

Final Duties tests the Probate Market leaders

Final Duties tests the probate market leaders – In a recent mystery shopping exercise, Final Duties invited the probate market leaders to quote for a simple probate estate.

DIY Wills advice

DIY wills can make your life very complicated if not written properly, it’s very advisable that you look into getting a professional will.

What is The Probate Service

The Probate Service forms part of the HM Courts & Tribunals Service. It deals with ‘non-contentious probate, which is probate applications where there is no dispute about the authenticity of a will or any entitlement to a grant.

Discussing your Inheritance

At some point in our lives, the time will come where you have to speak to your parents about your inheritance.

Inheritance tax reliefs slashed by a third

We spend our whole lives working and saving money only for are relatives to get a bad deal upon our death.

Plan now Not later

Are you fully prepared for retirement, have you thought about what could happen? You need to Plan now Not later. New stats below show.

Need a Probate professional?

Probate can be very complex and even the smallest of estates can take between 6-9 months to complete. 

A brief guide to probate – What happens during probate?

Probate is the legal process of proving a Will or the laws of Intestacy. It is during the probate process that the executors or administrators’ authority is confirmed with a grant and inheritance tax is settled if applicable.

Is there such thing as Cheap Probate?

Is there such a thing as Cheap Probate ? Well, depends who you ask of course. Probate Fees are just another added expense at a time when you don’t really want to be thinking about cost.

Probate Costs and how they are calculated.

In this guide we are going to take a look at Probate Costs and how they are calculated when applying for Probate.

Executor Advice – Dealing with a Will

We know that the process can be overwhelming so here we go through the first important steps of the estate administration, which starts with dealing with a Will.

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