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The term probate refers to dealing with the affairs of someone who has died. This can cover anything from dealing with a simple estate, to a complex one, whether or not a Will has been made.

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26 Pinstone Street, Sheffield, S1 2HN Monday - Friday: 09.00 - 17.00 / Saturday: 09.30 - 16.00

How can we help?

Our probate solicitors offer a comprehensive service and can provide help and support for contested cases or Will disputes as well as advice and representation on the following matters:

  • Obtaining Probate and Letters of Administration
  • Wills and Codicils
  • Administration of Estates
  • Formation and Administration of Trusts
  • Intestacy
  • Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection

If you're not sure if we can cover your case, please don't hesitate to get in touch with us and we can discuss your specific needs.

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What can I expect to happen?

The probate process can differ from case to case. Due to the nature and sensitivity of probate work, cases can often be quite complex and may take time to resolve. You will be advised by one of our solicitors on timescales following your free consultation.

How much will it cost me?

We offer different levels of service when dealing with probate – some we can offer on a fixed fee basis.

Probate Assistance

A fixed fee of £99 + VAT.

This is a 45 minute interview with an experienced probate lawyer. This is ideal when you are going to deal with the probate yourself but would like some guidance from an expert.

Obtaining a Grant of Probate or Letters of Administration

A fixed fee of £350 + VAT plus registry fees.

We will locate the Will, you provide the relevant information then we complete the relevant Inheritance tax forms and submit them to the Probate Registry. We obtain the Grant of Probate or Letters of Administration – this then enables you to gather and distribute the assets.

Estate Administration

It is not possible for us to offer a fixed fee for this service as each case is different however, you will be advised of a no-commitment cost at your free consultation.

This level of service is where we take care of the whole process from start to finish on your behalf.

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