As a firm specialising in International probate, we help clients across the world obtain probate in the UK, when probate has been issued in a Country outside the UK.
The process to release UK assets if the deceased died abroad, very much depends upon were the Deceased died.
If the Deceased died in a Country recognised under the UK Probate Colonial Act this means that the overseas grant of probate can be Resealed In the UK. This is a legal procedure enabling the overseas probate to be used in the UK in the same way as if the grant had been issued in the UK.
The common reseal applications arise from former commonwealth countries such as Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, Hong Kong Etc.
If you have obtained probate and been advised that you need to Reseal probate in the UK, we can help. We have a dedicated that specialise purely in overseas applications. Our head of international probate is Tim Murden. he can be contacted on 00 44 1482 429985, or via e-mail at email@example.com