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How to apply for Probate

Discover how to apply for Probate, the information and documents you will need, and where and how to send off your application.

Probate and gifts to charity: What you need to know

Handling probate for a loved one and need to deal with gifts to charity in their will? Our guide helps make things easier for you.

What is Probate and do I need it?

Understand what Probate is, when you may need it, how to apply, and how long it takes. Whether there is a will or not, we've got you covered.

Defending a contested will – An executor’s guide

Are you an executor faced with someone disputing a will? Learn what your next steps are to effectively defending a contested will.

Refusing a gift left in a will

What to do when you have been left an unwanted gift in a will, including refusing it altogether, or giving it away to someone else.

Protecting a vulnerable beneficiary

Learn how to protect and support a vulnerable beneficiary. Essential guidance for executors, trustees, and those managing estates.

Find a will after a death

Explore the steps you can take to find a loved one's will after their passing, and what to do if you cannot find a will.

Understanding and preparing estate accounts

Learn about preparing estate accounts: why they're important, what they look like, and who can see them. We assist with estate administration.

Dealing with personal belongings after a death

A guide to help you deal with someone's personal belongings after their passing, covering valuing, selling and giving away belongings.

Dealing with vehicles after a death

Learn how to inform the DVLA after a death, value and sell a vehicle or transfer ownership, and deal with MOT, tax and insurance.

Probate Directory

A directory of useful contacts to help executors and administrators with completing the probate process.

Arranging a funeral

A step-by-step guide to arranging a loved one's funeral, from registering the death to choosing the right type of funeral.
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