One of the first jobs the executor to an estate must carry out is preparing an inventory of the estate i.e. a list of all assets belonging to the deceased person, such as property, money and savings/investments.
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An executor is the person who has responsibility for winding up and administering a deceased person’s estate. There a number of important stages to this process, including acquiring Confirmation, settling any bills and taxes, paying any legacies and distributing the estate in terms of the Will.
Recent research has found that 47% of UK adults have never discussed inheritance planning. Many of those polled indicated that they had not raised the subject with family members because they did not feel they were old enough for inheritance to be an important topic of conversation. However, others avoided the subject because they do not like discussing death (14%), and because they view inheritance as a morbid subject (11%).
We can give you straightforward, expert advice on Executries & Probate.
Expertise - we are a niche firm specialising in Probate and Executry
Value - we do not charge fees based upon the value of the assets/estate
Clarity - we offer fixed fees in most cases