Probate FAQs


Wills give you the opportunity to decide where your assets will go after you die. Probate is the means by which your estate is administered at that point.

In an ideal world this would be a nice, simple process. One asset here, one asset there. Tax to the state (ouch - working out how to minimise this is essential. See our FAQs on inheritence tax.) In this situation everything should be fairly straightforward, and managed smoothly by an administrator.

However, sometimes probate might not go so smoothly. For example, you might feel that you've been unfairly overlooked in the will. You might dispute how the assets are distributed. Or someone might be disputing the distribution of assets that have come to you.

In these situations you need to know your rights and what you can do. Have a look through our FAQs and if you want to talk to a solicitor about your situation please give us a call on 0800 1777 162 or fill in our web-form and we'll call you back asap.

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