Displaying articles by tag: DIY probate

Do I really need a solicitor for Probate?

As with DIY wills, some people see solicitors’ fees for probate as unnecessary expenditure. However, there are some real benefits in instructing a solicitor. Adopting the DIY approach to save money can turn out to be rather short-sighted. Leah Chenoweth from Penderlaw’s Wills, Trusts and Probate team outlines the key benefits of instructing a solicitor…

Estate Administration & Probate: A Beginner’s Guide

There is a bewildering array of terminology used around the process of dealing with a person’s assets and liabilities when they die.  Lucy Duffin from Penderlaw’s Wills, Trusts and Probate team runs through the basic terms associated with Estate Administration and Probate and discusses issues which can commonly arise with DIY Estate Administration. Words such…