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  • EHL Conveyancing Team
    Selling a property through Probate or Lasting Powers of Attorney

    Selling a property through Probate, or Lasting Power Of Attorney. Top Facts about Probate Sales; Technically you cannot sell a property before the probate is granted, unless your name is already on the deed. The Probate takes around eight weeks to come back and if you sell your house in the meantime this could hold… Learn more

  • Kate Godber - Wills, Probate, LPA, Tax and Trusts
    Probate Fees to increase

    Probate Fees to Increase Probate Fees have been charged at a flat rate of £155 (the Court Application fees) but this is changing to a value based charge, depending on the value of the estate. From the 1st May the application fee will depend upon the value of the estate: Estate Worth Application Fee £50,000.00… Learn more

  • Elizabeth Ince - Wills and Probate
    Probate and what to do when someone dies

    When a person dies, first thoughts are to ensure that funeral arrangements are made and there are practical issues to be dealt with, perhaps if there are pets to be cared for. Beyond that, it is necessary for someone to obtain the legal right to deal with their property, money and possessions (which is known… Learn more

  • Emma Fuller - Wills, Probate and LPA
    When do you need a Grant of Representation?

    ‘Grant of Representation’ is a legal term and includes ‘Grants of Probate’ meaning that there is a Will and ‘Grants of Letters of Administration’ meaning that there is no Will. However, even if there isn’t a Will most people just use the term ‘Probate’. A commonly asked question is, “when is a grant of representation needed?”…. Learn more

  • Emma Fuller - Wills, Probate and LPA
    Do you always need a Grant of Probate when someone dies?

              You don’t normally need a grant of probate if the estate either: passes to the surviving spouse/civil partner because it was held in joint names, e.g. a savings account and doesn’t include land, property or shares You should contact the organisation holding the money, e.g. the bank or building society. They… Learn more

  • EHL Wills Team
    What is the Probate process?

    Following the death of a loved one the prospect of administering their estate may seem daunting and the legal process intimidating. A common question relates to the term Probate which from time to time can be misunderstood. What is Probate                 Probate itself is a formal approval of… Learn more

  • Paul Stubbs - Litigation
    Probate: What is a Caveat?

    A Caveat is a way to stop a grant of probate being issued or at least from being issued without your knowledge. If someone wants to dispute a will, or is perhaps thinking that they may want to challenge a will, then a Caveat can be applied for.  It usually follows an application for probate… Learn more

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