Wills, Trusts & Probate

Probate Solicitors in Stratford

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Dealing with a loved one’s estate after their death can be overwhelming. To help you manage the process, our friendly probate solicitors in Stratford are here to guide you through probate with sympathy and understanding.

If you have recently suffered a bereavement in your family, we know how turbulent this time can be. Dealing with a loved one’s estate might be the last thing on your mind, but there are steps that need to be taken in order to move forward. We can assist with all areas of probate, including:

  • Securing the Grant of Probate

  • Administering the estate

  • Transferring or selling property

  • Informing banks and building societies

  • Transferring pensions

  • Dealing with utility companies

We also help with more complex issues that may arise during probate, including dealing with disputes over wills and property, inheritance tax, intestacy, deeds of variation and more.

How can our probate solicitors in Stratford help you?

As the beneficiary of an estate, we can also advise on your rights. If you have been left out of a will you believe you should have benefited from, we can assist you in making a claim against the estate.

Our team of probate solicitors in Stratford are here to assist with all areas of probate. Our extensive experience in the sector will ensure you have peace of mind throughout the process.

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Our Stratford based team offer a sympathetic approach to probate law as we know this is a difficult time for everyone. With our knowledgeable and experienced team on your side, we can help you if you are looking for probate law services in and around Solihull, Coventry, Warwick, Birmingham, Leamington Spa and Sutton Coldfield.

Frequently asked questions

Do beneficiaries get a copy of the will?

Yes, all beneficiaries are entitled to a copy of the will. Only those named in the will and the executor of the will are entitled to see a copy of the will. If you are not a beneficiary, you will have to seek permission from the executor of the will to view it.

Do you need a solicitor to deal with probate?

While there is no legal requirement to work with a solicitor during probate, we believe that there are considerable advantages to our legal expertise. Even a simple will can raise some complex issues, so you’ll have peace of mind when working with a solicitor.

How long does probate take?

The time taken to complete probate and administer an estate will all depend on the individual circumstances of the will. This includes the assets, debts and beneficiaries. It typically takes 2-4 months to secure the Grant of Probate and administering the estate will take around 2-6 months. We will keep you informed every step of the way.

Do I have to choose a probate solicitor in Stratford?

There is no legal requirement to work with a local solicitor, but many people start their search in the local area. If you are unable to travel for any reason, we are able to manage the process remotely.

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