When a loved one passes it is a difficult time and unfortunately there are so many details you have to deal with, just when you least want to.
Our probate solicitors can support you by untangling some of the confusing issues you face and taking away the heavy weight of dealing with the administration of the estate.
Our probate lawyers are open and friendly and will treat you with kindness and respect. Our service is conducted at the pace you dictate and we can meet with you in your own home or any other place of comfort if you do not wish to travel to our office.
You can also rest assured that our services are cost effective and efficient because our probate lawyers are specialists. In fact in many instances we are able to work on a fixed fee basis so that you know from the outset exactly how much you will have to pay.
If you are unsure what probate means, it is a term commonly used for the the administration of a deceased person’s estate. This involves either implementing the terms of the deceased’s will or dealing with the distribution of their estate in accordance with the legal rules set out in the Administration of Estates Act 1925 if they died without a will (intestate – click here to see a flowchart).
The administration will involve:
As part of the process we can:
Depending on your circumstances we can act for you on a fixed fee basis or on an hourly rate. We will discuss this with you fully before you instruct us so that you are clear from the outset how much the probate is likely to cost. Your initial consultation is free so you can find out the details without financial risk.
We understand it is not always easy to come to us. That is why our lawyers offer the Home Visit Service to clients who would like to discuss issues such as making a Will, creating Trusts, Lasting Powers of Attorney or, discussing the administration of a deceased person’s estate (Probate).
We can visit clients in a hospital, hospice, care home or nursing home to help sort out their affairs and can make out of hours appointments by arrangement.
If you would prefer to deal with your legal affairs at home or otherwise out of the office please contact us on 01752 668246 to arrange a visit.
If you are looking for a probate solicitor in Plymouth, Plympton, Plymstock and the surrounding area, choose the Plymouth probate solicitors, Gard & Co. Solicitors.