Probate

Step aside solicitors, we’ll take over probate from here

Coming to grips with a significant loss in your life is never easy. As you mourn and work toward acceptance and peace privately, you may also be inundated with a flood of responsibilities overtly such as making funeral arrangements and managing any outstanding financial responsibilities. During this stressful period, managing your loved one’s estate may […]

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How can Berley’s probate service help you?

Probate is the legal process of analysing and administering the estate of a deceased person whose estate is worth more than £15,000 and isn’t being passed to a surviving spouse or civil partner by definition. A typical probate process usually involves: Confirming the validity of a will (if there is one) Obtaining valuations Applying for […]

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Understanding the difference between a LPA and a Grant of Probate

When dealing with the ‘end-of-life’ affairs of a close relative or loved one, several stages of care may be involved. This process can span many years as a person’s health declines; and as their cognitive and mental capabilities begin to deteriorate, it may come to a point where they are unable to make their own […]

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Dealing with probate

Dealing with the administration of an individual’s estate can be a complex and time-consuming experience, which carries with it a number of legal obligations. At Berley, we are licensed by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales to carry out non-contentious probate. Here, our team of probate specialists in London aim to outline […]

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Let your accountant handle probate

When a loved one passes away, the process of handling their estate can seem bewildering. In the media this is often portrayed as a time of family conflict, where people argue over their inheritance, hire lawyers and take their issues to court. In reality, many families are happy to go along with the last will […]

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Probate: Managing a loved one’s financial affairs after their death

In this post, we look at the Probate process in England and Wales, from applying for a grant of representation to the decisions you need to make once the document is granted. Applying for a grant of representation Probate is the legal process you go through when someone has passed away and you are the […]

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