Probate & Administration of Estate

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I am an Executor of an Estate – What do I have to do?

The Executors or Personal Representative of an estate are legally responsible for ensuring that the estate is distributed in accordance with the deceased person’s Will and the law.

If you are unsure of what is involved and need advice, contact our team of specialist probate lawyers who have a wealth of experience in helping people through what can be a difficult time and emotional time. You are permitted to take legal advice and the legal costs of usually paid from the deceased’s estate.

Whether there is a Will or not we will help you to sort out the financial affairs and will help you through the process of dividing the estate between the people who are entitled to it.

What if I do not want to be an Executor?

We understand that dealing with an estate can be complex and daunting. If you have been appointed as an Executor and are unsure of whether you want to act, we can advice you on what steps need to be taken, should you wish to step down from your role.

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A Garner & Hancock Guide will be shortly published. If you would like to have a copy please contact us