Where do I start?
What do you have to do when someone dies? It is a difficult time when someone passes away, emotions are high and life can be confusing. You need to know what to do (our Bereavement Advice and Probate Guide is a good place to start), how much you are going to do on your own and what bits you need to hand over to a professional.
When choosing your professional probate service ask yourself do they offer:
Can they also provide you with advice on writing a will, lasting powers of attorney, inheritance tax and succession planning?
If they check all of the boxes then go ahead with confidence.
If not get in contact with us by calling 0800 612 4512.
Your first steps are to:
- Register the death
- Obtain a copy of the will or
- Make initial contact with a
- Arrange to meet with the executors or a professional if you are going to use a probate service