Power of Attorney Solicitors

If you are seeking help deciding upon whether you need a power of attorney – we can help. A Power of attorney is a legal document that enables others to act on your behalf if you lose the capacity to act in regard to either your financial or personal affairs. A power of attorney is most…

Caveats In Contested Probate

If you are unhappy with a will it is important to immediately seek legal help. In any contested probate claim, it is always important to try and prevent probate being issued, so that appropriate investigations can be undertaken.To do this, something called a Caveat can be issued. This is a fairly straightforward procedure and involves…

Probate Process In The UK

As a firm specialising in probate we often get asked about the probate process, what does it involve and how long does it take ? The probate process typically has four key stages, firstly accessing the Deceased persons estate and how their will is to be administered. For example, is there a will or did…

Common Probate problems and mistakes

As a firm specialising in probate, we frequently  help those clients when something goes wrong or a mistake arises when the estate is administered. So what are the most common mistakes and what can be done ? Issues with the Will. Frequently, the probate registry may well require more evidence as to the validity of…

French Probate In the UK

Do you need help collecting UK assets for someone who has died In France ? The starting point is to appreciate that inheritance laws in France and the UK are entirely different. For example, the inheritance tax system is different ( although the spouse exemption applies to both countries ) in France the beneficiaries are taxed unlike…