Aug 29, 2017

Being an Executor and Obtaining Probate is No Easy Task

Being an executor is not easy. It is a role that many people agree to without fully knowing what is involved (but then how would you if you haven’t done it before? ). No one can predict how beneficiaries or family members will act when someone passes away. Executors normally don’t fully know what assets there are or what has to be dealt with. It also comes as a surprise how much time it can take up, especially if you are working and trying to fit it in around working  hours.

There’s no doubt executors take their role seriously and obviously want to ensure that the wishes they have been entrusted with are carried out to the letter. This can be done, arguably more so, by appointing a solicitor to act on your behalf. You oversee everything but don’t have to do the leg work, whilst getting the best advice in the process. It does not mean you are not doing your job.

WE can help

At WE Solicitors LLP we help executors through the minefield, advise them of what to expect or what things that need to be done which they may not have thought of and make the process easier, especially at such an already difficult time. Many people we have acted for have felt relieved when they have passed the work over to us and feel confident in being able to tell the beneficiaries that everything is being done properly and can update them every step of the way.

If you would like a quote or you have been quoted more than this from a bank or company offering probate services then contact WE SOLICITORS to see what we would charge.

Or you can email to request a copy of our free Report:

7 Things a Newly Appointed Executor Should Know Before Getting

Probate & Administering an Estate


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