Bereavement advice

A helping hand when you need it most. Whether you are an Executor of a Will, a close family member or friend, we can provide you with clear, free practical bereavement advice on what to do following the death of a loved one.

Free initial advice

Our specialist team will listen to your individual circumstances and provide you with advice and support in relation to:

  • the next steps that you need to take
  • an explanation of what Probate is and determine whether you need to administer the estate
  • who is responsible for administering the estate
  • advice on legal responsibilities, tax and other duties associated with Probate
  • the choices available to you when deciding what to do next.

Next Steps

There will be many things that need your attention during the bereavement period. If you are also responsible for dealing with the deceased’s affairs, you will be required to make decisions on many different issues, some of which may be unfamiliar to you. We will discuss your individual circumstances, confidentially and sympathetically, and will advise you as to what you need to do next.

Generally, our free bereavement advice will cover information such as:

  • registering the death
  • paying for the funeral
  • how to protect property, especially if it is unoccupied
  • arranging insurance for property and assets in the deceased’s name
  • benefit entitlement and advice

We can help in the darkest of days by providing free confidential bereavement advice.

Call today for free advice on 0843 506 5115.

Probate FAQs

Probate is the legal authority allowing the person named in the Will as Executor, to deal with deceased’s affairs – they apply to the Court and obtain a Grant of Probate. Where there is no Will, one of the beneficiaries applies to the Court and acts under of Letters of Administration.

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