When a loved one dies the last thing you want to think about is sorting out their affairs, however it is necessary to deal with their Estate (this includes the money, property and possessions they owned). This involves collecting in all money, paying off all debts and distributing the remainder to those legally entitled to benefit. In order to do this (in most cases) a Grant of Probate is required. This is a document that gives a person the legal authorisation to collect in assets and deal with the Estate.
Common Problems include;
- What to do if someone dies without having made a will
- Obtaining the Grant of Probate on your behalf
- How to pay for the cost of the funeral
- Dealing with Inheritance Tax