Probate Solicitors

Probate is the legal process that takes place after a person dies to settle their estate and distribute their assets to the beneficiaries named in their will, or according to state laws if there is no will.

Our dedicated team of probate lawyers we can provide expert advice in respect of contested inheritances, disputes over will validity and claims for beneficiaries, children and spouses under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975.

We can advise you on the following type of disputes:

  • One of the executors no longer wishes to continue – What can I do?
  • One of my family member has been excluded from the will and is threatening to contest the will
  • What are my rights to claim from from the will?
  • How long do I have to contest the will?
  • My family member is taking financial advantage of one of my parents whilst they are ill, what can I do about this?
  • I need to limit the nursing home fees of my parent, how can I minimise this?

Request for a Legal Consultation

Garner & Hancock realise that the prospect of pursuing a legal matter can be challenging, so we offer an initial phone consultation to discuss your options, and to give you information that will help you make the right choices affecting your case.

Change in the Rules on Probate

The government has introduced significant changes to probate rules with little warning, which will result in a less complicated process of obtaining a Grant of Probate.

Our Guarantee

Family Law Advice, members of STEP experts in planning

We believe our business begins and ends with you and your needs, as our client. Therefore, we are committed to providing the best client care and advice which will give you confidence that your matter is handled with the utmost care.

How Can We Help You?

We’re here to assist you. Simply send us your query, and we’ll provide an initial consultation to anyone seeking legal assistance. Don’t hesitate to contact us anytime for help with your legal matters.