Wills and inheritance solicitor

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If you die without a Will the state decides who inherits your property, money and assets. If you want to decide who benefits from your legacy you need to draft a Will.

If your loved one has died you will need to obtain the legal right to deal with their property, money and assets. This is called “the estate”. The right firm of solicitors dealing with Wills and inheritance work can help you find solutions in dealing with the following:-

  • Drafting a Will if you are getting married or divorced.
  • Drafting a Will if you are getting married or divorced.
  • Drafting a Will if you are already married or in a civil partnership.
  • Drafting a Will if you have children or other dependents.
  • Drafting a Will if you own all or part of a business.
  • Undertaking efficient tax planning and setting up a trust.
  • If you have assets overseas but live in the UK.
  • Probate-dealing with and organising a person’s affairs after they have died.
  • Applying for a grant of representation if you are the person named to deal with the estate in the will. This is called the “executor” of the will.
  • If the deceased person did not leave a will and an “administrator” is needed. An “administrator” is the person who deals with the estate if there’s no will.
  • Applying for a grant of representation.
  • Contesting a Will and disputing who gets the deceased’s property, money and assets.

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