Wills, Trusts & Probate

Probate Solicitors in Sutton Coldfield

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If you’re dealing with a bereavement in the family, we’re here to help. Losing a loved one is difficult enough without the added pressure of handling the execution of their will.

Our probate solicitors in Sutton Coldfield are here to help you every step of the way. We can help you to understand the steps that lie ahead, so you can focus on the grieving process.

We help individuals and families to navigate the complexities of probate law. We can assist with everything from obtaining a Grant of Probate, administering the estate, identifying beneficiaries, transferring or selling property to paying debts, arranging pension provisions and dealing with banks, building societies and utility companies.

Our Sutton Coldfield probate solicitors can also assist with more complex cases, such as contesting a will, disputes over property, inheritance tax, intestacy, deeds of variation and more.

How can our probate solicitors in Sutton Coldfield help you?

If you have lost a loved one and are named as a beneficiary in their will, we can help to protect your rights and ensure you get what you are entitled to. Our Sutton Coldfield probate team will be there every step of the way to offer advice and support. If you have been left out of a will and believe you should be a beneficiary, we can also assist in contesting the will.

Our probate team in Sutton Coldfield offer a friendly and caring approach to probate law. We recognise that this is an emotionally sensitive time and the process may be overwhelming and stressful. With our knowledgeable and experienced team on your side, you will enjoy peace of mind.

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Our Sutton Coldfield 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, Stratford, Warwick, Birmingham, Leamington Spa and Coventry.

Frequently asked questions

Can any solicitor manage probate?

There is no legal requirement to use a probate solicitor, but we believe that experience and expertise in probate law are both essential to a successful outcome. While you don’t have to hire any solicitor to manage probate, there are considerable benefits to working with one. If you’re unsure how we can help to manage the process, get in touch with our team today.

Do I have to work with a probate solicitor in Sutton Coldfield?

There is no requirement to work with a local solicitor, but we find it can be helpful. You may need to visit the offices to deliver documents and this can be easier when it is a local solicitor. If you are outside of Sutton Coldfield or would find it difficult to visit our offices, we are equipped to handle the probate process remotely.

How long does probate take?

This all depends on the circumstances of the case, including the assets, debts and beneficiaries. It will usually take around 3-4 months to obtain the Grant of Probate, and then a further 2-6 months for the administration of the estate.

How long after death do you have to apply for probate?

You will have to apply for probate within 6 months of the death. This is because there is a time limit on reporting the inheritance to HMRC. Since you have to report the value of the estate to HMRC before applying for probate, this will have to be completed within 6 months.

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