Estate Administration – DIY Or Use Solicitors?

We can obtain Grants of Probate and deal with the administration of estates in a fast, efficient, convenient manner

and provide a personal, professional and friendly service at a lower cost than other solicitors or probate companies.

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Before you deal with the estate administration, think carefully about whether you want to deal with this yourself, or instruct a firm of solicitors to take the stress away from you.

At an early stage it is useful to consider if you do actually want to take on the personal responsibility (including the hassle, stress and time involved) of dealing with the administration of the deceased’s estate yourself, or alternatively whether you might prefer to instruct a firm of solicitors to sort it all out for you (and therefore avoid any hassle, stress and time-consuming work).

Hassle Vs Cost

Often there are all sorts of other matters going on following the death of a loved one, not least coming to terms with the death and going through the bereavement process.  It often boils down to whether you and your family want to expose yourselves to the potential stress, hassle and time that goes with sorting out the administration of a loved one’s estate on your own. Alternatively, you and your family might prefer a firm of solicitors to sort everything out for you. You will have peace of mind knowing that all the estate administration work will be done for you quickly and correctly, without the stress and hassle, but of course with some (relatively low) legal costs.

If the estate is complicated or you are unsure about any stage of the Probate process, it might be best to seek legal advice from us at Seatons.

Free Legal Advice

Please forgive the advert at this stage, but we at Seatons can obtain Grants of Probate and deal with the administration of estates in a fast, efficient and convenient manner. We provide a personal, professional and friendly service at a lower cost than other solicitors or probate companies.  If you need any further information, please call us direct on 01536 276300 for a free, no-obligation chat to see if we can help.

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