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Probate and confirmation

This part of the site provides legal information and documents relating to dealing with a person's property and financial affairs after their death, including obtaining probate (or, in Scotland, confirmation), managing the deceased's estate and inheritance tax implications.

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Probate

Compatible region(s): England & Wales Northern Ireland
Once probate has been granted, the executors or administrators of the estate can begin the process of distributing assets. This document can be used as part of this process by creating a receipt to be… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Northern Ireland
This document should be used to redirect a gift (or part of a gift) that has been left to you under a Will to one or more people. Please note that once this deed of variation has been signed, it cannot be… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales
When a person dies leaving behind an estate, which can include a house or a flat, as well as money, shares and personal possessions, you'll usually need to apply to the Probate Registry to get a Grant&Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Northern Ireland
When applying for a grant of probate, the executor(s) named in a Will or the administrators must determine the value of the deceased's estate at the time of his/her death and, in this process, you can use… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales
If you have been appointed an executor in a Will, and you do not want to act in this role, you can use this document to refuse your appointment. People often find, particularly after the death of a… Read more
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