What Is Probate and when is it required?
Probate is the legal and financial process of dealing with the property, money and possessions of a person who has died.
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Prosperity Legal Services ticks all the right boxes. Unlike the other legal representative our fees are fixed and no hidden charges. Also, our services are cost effective and efficient, as we provide a full Probate Service where we take care of all legalities regarding the estates for you.
Probate Services Provided by IWC
We have partnered with IWC Probate & Will Services to offer a fixed fee probate administration service. With their support, you can deal with probate far more easily, and without the unnecessary stress or expense.
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Professional Probate Services
IWC’s specialist probate practitioners provide low-cost probate services across the UK. They agree and fix their fees before they begin, and can either provide simple support and advice for your application or take care of the entire process on your behalf.
Why we recommend IWC Probate Services
WC operates across most of the UK, providing expert Probate and Estate Administration services at low, fixed fees.
They provide no-obligation home consultations for probate and probate related services.
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Frequently asked questions
Applying for the legal right to deal with someone’s property, money and possessions (their ‘estate’) when they die is called ‘applying for probate‘. If the person left a will, you’ll get a ‘grant of probate‘. If the person did not leave a will, you’ll get ‘letters of administration’.
In the vast majority of cases, you’ll need to obtain a grant of probate to act as the executor of someone’s estate. You may not need a grant of probate if the estate is worth less than £10,000, or if the deceased owned everything jointly with someone else, so that the ownership transferred on their death.
If Probate is needed but you don’t apply for it, the beneficiaries won’t be able to receive their inheritance. Instead the deceased person’s assets will be frozen and held in a state of limbo. No one will have the legal authority to access, sell or transfer them.
While the presence of a Will can make the Probate process quicker, this is not always the case. On average, in England and Wales, it takes between 9 and 12 months to obtain the Grant of Probate and to complete the Estate administration process, regardless of whether or not there’s a Will.