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When a loved one dies it can be a difficult, emotional and stressful time.

We can help you sort out the legal side of things quickly, easily and at low cost.
Please call us for a free no obligation initial chat on 0800 3 10 11 12

Welcome to our web page on Probate UK.

When a loved one dies, it can be a challenging and difficult time. Obtaining a grant of probate in the UK and then Collecting in their assets, paying off their debts and distributing their estate in England and Wales and the UK can sometimes be confusing, stressful and time-consuming. It’s not easy having the hassle of working your way through the difficulties of administering an estate and getting stressed over what to do and how to do it.

We Can Help!

When faced with obtaining a grant of probate in the UK and then administering a loved one’s estate in the United Kingdom and, you don’t have to do it all by yourself. We can help! Seeking assistance, delegating some aspects of your loved one’s estate and obtaining a grant of probate in the UK to a firm of specialist solicitors like ourselves is perfectly normal. In fact, many people use solicitors to sort out the administration of their loved one’s estate in the UK.

By delegating the probate UK process and administration of the estate hopefully you can find some time and space to concentrate on more important things such as starting the grieving process and coming to terms with your loss.

Free, No-Obligation Initial Chat

We offer a free no obligation initial chat so you can discuss what the Probate costs will be. Simply call us free on 0800 3 10 11 12 or telephone 01536 276300 and ask for Adrian or Mandy at our Corby office or 01536 311690 and ask for James or John at our Kettering office. We would be delighted to discuss your situation with you.


We offer a free, no-obligation guide called “How to Administer a Loved One’s Estate”. It covers obtaining grants of probate in England, Wales and the rest of the UK. It’s packed with useful information and hints and tips on what to do. So if you are not sure what to do at the moment, and simply want some further information, then download our free information guide.

Caring Friendly Service

At Seatons we are known as “the friendly professionals” and we care about you and are here to provide a sympathetic helpful and friendly service to help guide you through the legal complexities at this difficult time.

Low Sensible Fees For Probate Services

Lawyers can charge all sorts of different fees for the work they do. We at Seatons pride ourselves on providing low, sensible fees and giving good value for money. Compared with using other solicitors, banks or probate companies you will find our fees very competitive.

Fixed Probate Fees

Where possible we try and charge fixed fees. An indication of our basic fees is set out below.

For example, if all you require is to obtain a Grant of Probate UK for a simple estate with few assets and for you to deal with everything else, then we can charge a fixed fee of only from £500 + vat + disbursements which overall usually comes just under £800 all in.

Simple Estate Administration

For dealing with the administration of a simple estate including obtaining a Grant of Probate UK, collecting assets in and paying off liabilities and then preparing estate accounts and distributing the estate to beneficiaries, our fees are usually from £1,000 + vat + disbursements which comes to around £1,500 all in.

Complex Estates

With more complex estates please ring us and we would be delighted to give you a quote. We are very competitive and are confident that we can beat most of our competitors.

Specialist probate solicitors

We specialise in UK Probate and Estate Administration work. We are also a genuine firm of solicitors and are fully insured and regulated, unlike many other probate firms you may come across on the internet. We have a “Lexcel Accreditation” which is a legal practice quality mark. We also have accreditations with the Law Society “Wills and Inheritance Quality Scheme” which is open only to solicitors who can demonstrate high levels of experience and expertise. We are also members of “Solicitors for the Elderly”.

Distance is never a problem

We act for clients across England and Wales and in the UK. Wherever you live we can help. We usually don’t need to meet up face to face and can often deal with most matters over the phone or by email.  However, if necessary, with more complex estates we will travel to meet up with you. We also offer Skype conference calls.


So what are you waiting for? Try us! We would love to hear from you.

Adrian Chambers - Seatons Solicitors

Probate & Estate Specialists

I’m Adrian Chambers and specialise in Probate and Estate matters. We aim to provide our clients with an outstanding legal service.

We will help and support you and most importantly we work hard for you.

If you need help administering a loved one’s estate, please click here for further information.

For information about our costs on probate work please click here.

Please contact us for a free, no obligation initial chat on 01536 276300 or contact us online.

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