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December 27, 2018

Can executors be held personally liable for the debts of the deceased?

Executors are under a duty to administer and distribute the deceased’s estate correctly.   This may seem like a simple task.  However, many executors underestimate the time investment required and the frequency with which complex legal and tax issues arise.  Moreover, there is no room for error when winding up an estate. Mistakes can lead…
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December 9, 2018

Government proposes an increase in probate fees

The Government has announced plans to increase the fee for a Grant of Probate in England and Wales. As part of the process of administering a deceased estate, executors are commonly required to obtain a Grant of Probate. The Grant of Probate confirms their authority to act and gain control of the deceased’s assets. A…
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