Probate and Estate Administration
Our team of expert probate solicitors have experience of handling probate sensitively and compassionately, guiding you through the legal issues that require attention.
Nothing can ease the pain of losing a loved one. However it can be reassuring to know that a caring professional is at hand to take care of complex legal matters that can arise.
We pride ourselves on building strong, personal relationships with our clients, always maintaining an efficient, professional approach Every case is treated individually and we handle matters with the utmost sensitivity during what are often stressful and upsetting times.
How our Probate Solicitors can help
We know that our calm, jargon-free advice, given at the right time can make a real, practical difference. Some of the matters about which we provide impartial, professional legal advice include:
- Dealing with the estate and whether or not a will has been left.
- Applying for the relevant type of grant.
- Deeds of variation (amending the will or the way the estate is to be dealt with).
- Inheritance Tax.
- Disputes relating to the estate and any Wills.
Harrison Drury Solicitors act for executors, administrators, personal representatives, beneficiaries and anyone interested in an estate. We have a reputation for dealing promptly with clients’ requirements and getting the job done while providing value for money.
Our Probate Experts
Latest Probate News and Advice
What happens if a valid will is found after the administration of an estate?
Edward Stanley, director at Harrison Drury and head of the contentious probate team, discusses the circumstances regarding the discovery of forgotten wills and the potential outcomes for new beneficiaries. The…
Have you considered your stepchildren in your will?
Laura Brereton, of the Harrison Drury home and family team, discusses the precautions families with stepchildren should take to adequately provide for them in the future. In recent years, family…
Business Property Relief and inheritance tax planning for business owners
Victoria Cross, associate solicitor in Harrison Drury’s private client team, looks at how Business Property Relief could assist business owners when planning for the future. If you have shares in…
Planning Ahead for Later Life – your financial, legal and care choice (15/10/18)
Harrison Drury, Brewin Dolphin, The Good Care Group and Home Instead (South Lakes) have partnered to deliver a free seminar providing information on Planning Ahead for Later Life. Presenters from…
The Future of Farming
Hosted by Barclays, Harrison Drury Solicitors and Towers & Gornall Chartered Accountants, this event is aimed at giving those owning and managing agricultural and farming businesses expert guidance and advice…
A guide to retirement planning for business owners
Jan Wright, a director within our private client team at Harrison Drury, outlines the key five areas that business owners need to address when doing their retirement planning. Like most…
How to claim against the estate: A widow included in her husband’s will receives no benefit from the estate
The former England football captain and Blackpool stalwart Jimmy Armfield, who died in January this year, has left £214,000 in his estate as revealed by the grant of probate. However,…04/06/18