What is probate?

1.Probate is the process of carrying out the wishes contained in a personís will.

2.his process will be carried out by the Executors named in the Will.

3.The Executorís duty is to collect in all the assets, pay out any outstanding debts of the estate and then distribute the assets in accordance with the wishes set out in the Will. This will include any property that the deceased may own unless specific terms are set out.

4.Debts of the estate are always paid out first.

5.Bequests are then paid out.

6.Lastly the residue is then distributed accordingly.

As established solicitors in administering estates we can assure you of our utmost care and attention in dealing with probate matters on your behalf.