Depending on the will, the estate and the beneficiaries, carrying out your duties as an executor or administrator can be complicated and time-consuming. A professional will and probate solicitor can assist you with tasks such as:
- Applying for a grant of probate or letters of administration
- Collecting in assets and discharging liabilities
- Communicating with the beneficiaries and distributing the estate in accordance with the will.
- If there is no will, distributing the estate according to the rules of intestacy.
Considering and settling the tax liabilities of the estate (e.g. inheritance tax, income tax and capital gains tax)