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Probate & Administering an Estate

When someone dies there is a long list of things to do, not least of all grieve!

So how do you know what to do and where do you start? Who do you need to inform? Who can arrange the funeral? Who can deal with the assets? The answers to these questions depend on a number of factors, including whether the deceased left a valid Will and who their family members are.

The person who has the legal authority to deal with a deceased's affairs has a hefty burden on them to ensure that all the correct laws are followed, all debts are paid, any taxes are paid, all beneficiaries are paid … the list goes on.

The way in which an estate will be administered will depend on whether the deceased left a Will or not. When someone dies without a Will this is known as an Intestacy.

For more information, why not click the links above or download one of our helpful guides.  

Alternatively, give us a call on 01302 341414 (Doncaster) and 0114 272 1884 (Sheffield) and our friendly team will be happy to have a chat with you.

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Probate & Administering an Estate

Call our team today for help with all your probate problems

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We were very impressed by Lauren's efficiency, warmth and professionalism. Having sought advice on our wills elsewhere and being bamboozled, it was refreshing to have everything explained clearly and all options discussed in a straight forward manner. Already recommended Lauren to friends. Mr & Mrs Clarke opening-speachmarks closing-speachmarks
Sarah Spencer dealt very professionally with a very sensitive matter. The service was excellent and I was kept updated. Everything was sorted very quickly and efficiently. Mr Goodall opening-speachmarks closing-speachmarks
Thank you to all at Taylor Bracewell for all your help to us as a family in selling our mum and dads house and for taking us through probate. Thank you Susan Fletcher and Richard Ellis, you were very helpful and made things run smoothly at a time when we were grieving and not thinking straight, you took a lot of pressure of us. Thanks you from all the family. Mrs Maguire opening-speachmarks closing-speachmarks
Sue Fletcher is fabulous, straight talking and no nonsense, she is a credit to the company. Sue made a very upsetting time so easy to deal with. Any queries were answered straight away and every aspect of our complex probate case was dealt with. No fussing around, well done and thank you. Mrs Pearson opening-speachmarks closing-speachmarks
We found Taylor Bracewell dealt with our legal matters in a very efficient manner and sensitive to our requests, offering very practical solutions to our needs. Mr & Mrs Stockhill opening-speachmarks closing-speachmarks
I found Sarah very easy to talk to she explained everything very well. It was quick and easy and no complications. Thank you. Mr Sheridan opening-speachmarks closing-speachmarks
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Very pleased with the service I received. On reflection I will alter the 4 marks to 5. Thank you for a job well done. Mr & Mrs Bryan opening-speachmarks closing-speachmarks

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Wills and Probate Team

If you are looking for legal experts to help you with your Wills, Probate or Trusts needs, our team will give you a call back at the earliest opportunity. Alternatively, you can call our Doncaster office on 01302 341414 or our Sheffield office on 0114 272 1884
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