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How Does Probate Work if There Is No Will?

How Does Probate Work if There Is No Will?

If probate is needed on your loved one’s estate but they didn’t leave a Will, you have to apply for a Grant of Letters of Administration. The application should be[...]

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Can I Do Probate Myself?

You can do probate yourself, or you can ask a probate solicitor to help you: the choice is yours. The benefit of using a solicitor is that you can pass[...]

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When is Probate Needed?

Probate is likely to be needed in England and Wales where the deceased owned a property in their sole name. It may also be needed if the deceased held a[...]

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Probate: Frequently Asked Questions

If your loved one has recently died, then you may have come across the term ‘Probate’. Most people don’t encounter the Probate process until a friend or family member passes[...]

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Are Christmas Gifts Exempt from Inheritance Tax?

Christmas gifts can be exempt from inheritance tax. It all depends on who receives the gift and how much the gift is worth. Gifts and inheritance tax A gift is[...]

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What is a Grant of Probate?

A Grant of Probate is a legal document that is issued by the Probate Registry after someone’s death. It gives a person (or group of people) the authority to administer[...]

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