Getting The Right Support When Someone Dies

When someone dies, the thought of dealing with their estate can feel like an exhausting and overwhelming task. It can be challenging to know where to begin. To help you through the process, we have produced a free guide.

The Probate Guide

How to prepare for estate administration and enlist the right support

Our guide will help you make an informed choice about whether you need a probate solicitor. It explains the role of an executor, the need for a grant of probate and how to prepare for administering the estate.

If you decide that you do require further assistance, our experienced probate solicitors are here to help. You can contact us anytime to discuss which next steps are right for you.

If you would like any further assistance, please don't hesitate to get in touch. We offer free initial consultations for all matters to help you decide how to proceed. We are available on 01242 420744, or you can use our contact form to arrange a free callback at a time to suit you.

Alice Timbrell Solicitor
Alice Timbrell

Why Choose Timbrell Law?

Dealing with an estate can be a huge responsibility and is not a process with which many are familiar. If you decide you would like support, we can help you administer the estate with as little disruption and stress as possible.

We are experts in administering estates of all sizes whether the deceased left a Will or not. Our primary focus is to make your life easier.

We offer two levels of assistance, tailored to how much or how little of the day to day administration you wish to deal with personally.

Taking Instruction

Preparation of probate and inheritance tax papers

 Submission of papers to court.

Assisting Obtaining the Grant of Representation

Liasing with HMRC about due inheritance tax

Collecting estate assets or their sale value

Paying any debts, taxes, legacies, funeral and administration expenses

Preparing and submission of estate tax return

Preparing Estate Accounts

Distributing residue to entitled beneficiaries

Grant  Application

Complete Estate Administration

Our Fees

Unlike other providers, our fees are not calculated as a fixed percentage of the estate. They are based on the hourly rates of the fee earners involved in your matter and the time spent carrying out your instructions. We only have qualified solicitors working on your matter.

For further information on our pricing structure please view our pricing policy.

Still Looking For More Information?

If you need more information on Probate to decide on how to best progress, then why not read some of our Probate and Estate Administration blog posts for additional helpful insights.

Don't Forget

You can always call or email us with any further questions. Our trusted probate solicitors aim to get back to you within 24 hours!