Probate and Estate Administration
Dealing with someone's estate when they die
When someone dies their estate (property and assets) has to be dealt with. Their will appoints executors to deal with the estate administration and determines how the estate must be divided.

If there is no will the Intestacy Rules will govern the division of the estate and who must deal with it.

In either case we can help you administer the estate. We can manage the whole affair or, if you prefer, we can just obtain the Grant of Representation from the Probate Court so you can then deal with the assets yourself.

We will also offer advice on how best to distribute the estate and whether there is any opportunity to save any tax.

Wills often set up trusts and we can advise on and manage these trusts on your behalf if you require