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Applying for the grant of probate, collecting and distributing the assets


When taking on the above we will:

  • Provide you with a dedicated and experienced probate solicitor/practitioner to work on your matter
  • Identify the legally appointed executors or administrators and beneficiaries
  • Accurately identify the type of probate application you will require
  • Ascertain the assets and liabilities of the estate
  • Obtain the relevant documents required to make the application for probate
  • Complete the probate application and the relevant HMRC forms
  • Draft the probate papers for you to sign
  • Arrange for the payment of any inheritance tax
  • Make the application to the probate court on your behalf
  • Obtain the probate and securely send copies to you
  • Collect the estate assets and discharge estate liabilities
  • Ensure all income tax matters are settled with HMRC
  • Prepare estate accounts
  • Make final distributions
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Applying for the grant of probate only

If you would prefer to undertake some of the work yourself, you can choose to instruct us to complete just part of the process for you.

We can help you through this difficult process by obtaining the grant of probate on your behalf, on the basis that you provide us with all the necessary information and will be responsible for the payment of any inheritance tax that may be due, collection of assets, payment of liabilities and making distributions.

How much does this service cost?

  • For estates where Form IHT205 is required: a total fixed fee of £1,050 (plus VAT)
  • For estates where Form IHT400 is required: a total fixed fee of £2,450 (plus VAT)

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Can we help you?

If you would like to find out more or would like to instruct us, please get in touch.

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