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01752 401401

Plymouth

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01392 927614

Exeter

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01637 808333

Newquay

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Estate Administration – How we can help you at a distressing time.

If you need help now because someone close to you has passed away, WITH OR WITHOUT A WILL, we offer a cost-effective personal estate administration service at an agreed fixed fee and, not the never ending hourly rate and high percentage fee costs, that a large number of banks and high street solicitors seem to prefer. Navigating your way through the system can be confusing, complicated and time consuming. Let our team help you and take the worry and anxiety away at a very difficult time.

At Portcullis Legals, we provide a bespoke, caring and personalised estate administration service designed to relieve the stress and worry involved with settling your loved one’s affairs.

‘Probate’ is quite simply the process of proving a Will and everything that is involved in sorting out the assets and liabilities of someone when they die. Where there is a Will, then the executors are responsible for this, but if the person dies without a Will (i.e.intestate) then the law sets out who is able to apply to administer the estate. We provide an estate administration service.

Sometimes this process is straightforward and there are even some cases where a ‘Grant of Probate’ is not needed, for instance where assets pass automatically to a surviving joint owner.

However, the administration of a deceased’s estate is a significant task for which the executors are personally liable. It has many different aspects and there are a number of pitfalls, that the average person will not be aware of.

We understand how difficult this can be at a very distressing time for everyone involved and that is why, at Portcullis Legals, we provide a professional and understanding estate administration service.

 

Is a Grant of Probate needed?

 

In most instances, a Grant of Probate will be required to release funds from the estate, but in many cases, it may not be needed and we can provide advice to your specific circumstances. 

Financial institutions such as banks and building societies can decide to pay out monies from the estate without the need for a Grant of Probate, such as to pay funerals and inheritance tax bills. If assets exceed £5,000.00 then a Grant of Probate should be obtained. 

According to HMRC during the 2018/2019 tax year over £5.36 BILLION was collected in inheritance tax. This means too many estates are falling into inheritance tax payments and when applying for a Grant of Probate. 

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01637 808333

Newquay

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