Compare Our Probate Services | Irwin Mitchell

Compare Our Probate Services

Dealing with a loved one's estate after they have passed away can be difficult. Our expert probate and estates team has helped many clients to deal with an estate. You can ask us to handle everything for you, or just select certain tasks that you would like us to carry out on your behalf.

Take a look at the three probate service options below and choose which suits you best.

Click the probate-info for more details on the service or call 0370 1500 100.

Probate  Probate Plus  Probate Premium 

Obtain Grant of Probate from court

We can help prepare your paperwork and submit your application. You will need to pay court fees to get the Grant. 

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Inheritance Tax papers completed and submitted to HMRC

We will prepare the relevant inheritance tax returns. If the estate is due to pay tax, we’ll calculate how much.

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Sale of property

We can help to arrange and negotiate with estate agents and clearing the property so it can be sold. As an added extra you can also instruct our conveyancing team to deal with the sale.

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Collecting in assets

We can collect in assets held by the person who has died such as money held in bank accounts or money owed to them.

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Paying off debts

If there is enough money in the estate, we will pay off debts. If there is not enough money, we will advise you on how the estate should be distributed to the creditors.

(This is only available with Probate Plus if you also instruct us to collect assets)

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Making interim distributions of the estate

We can advise on what should be paid to those named in the Will and what should be retained. We can also make those payments, as long as you have already asked us to collect in assets and pay debts.

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Finding those named in the Will

We can help you track down people named in the Will. If there is no Will, we can make assets go to the right people according to the law. For an additional charge we can employ a tracing agent to help find anyone that cannot be traced.

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Winding up the estate

We can prepare final accounts, settle any outstanding tax payments and make final payments to those named in the Will.

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these are suggested services and are optional at this level of service - you choose only what you require

With three levels of probate services to choose from, you can ask us for as much or as little help as you need. Whichever level you choose, you’ll be dealing with experts who will make things as easy for you as possible.

Contact us and we can talk you through your options and suggest the level of service that is right for you. We can also give you clear and transparent pricing information, so you’ll know the costs up-front.

To talk to one of our experts, call us on 0370 1500 100 or contact us online.