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Probate and Estates

Probate and Estates

There is a great deal of uncertainty surrounding the legal requirements when someone dies and the need for Probate and Estate Administration services. It is a common misconception that estate administration is a quick and easy task. In fact it is likely that most people faced with the task of winding up a relative’s estate will need advice and assistance and that is where Guardian Wealth Management Legal Services can help.

We can provide initial advice and where needed, give assistance at whatever level is required. This ranges from a comprehensive end to end service which deals with all aspects of administering an estate including the sale of property and businesses, completion of Inheritance Tax returns, identification and collection of all assets, paying creditors and tracing beneficiaries.

Alternatively, we can simply obtain a UK Grant of Probate or assist with for example, valuing assets, selling property and dealing with tax returns. In consultation with us, you can decide what level of assistance is needed and there is a menu of services to select.

We appreciate not only the technical and legal aspects of this process but also the level of interpersonal skills required when dealing with such sensitive matters. We ensure, therefore, that you will be given a single point of contact within the team along with a direct line telephone number.

Our legally qualified team have significant experience and expertise to handle the most complex of estates.

Our rates are competitive and we will give you an estimate of the costs involved at the outset.

See how Guardian Wealth Management Legal Services can help you with your Probate and Estates legal needs.

Call +44 (0) 114 274 4000 or complete the online enquiry form.

Irwin Mitchell LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England & Wales, with number OC343897, and is regulated by both the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Law Society of Scotland.

Guardian Wealth Management Ltd complies with the Solicitors’ Code of Conduct 2007. Any solicitor (or registered European lawyer) we refer you to is independent from us and will give you impartial and confidential advice. You are free to choose another solicitor (or registered European lawyer).

Guardian Wealth Management Ltd has a financial arrangement with Irwin Mitchell. In some, but not all, circumstances, where we will introduce clients to them they pay Guardian Wealth Management Ltd a fee for that introduction.

Where Irwin Mitchell are to provide some tailored legal services, such as advice on inheritance tax planning, they make a payment to us equivalent to 15% of any costs (exclusive of VAT) ultimately charged to you.

For other legal services we may receive a fixed payment from Irwin Mitchell dependent upon the legal service provided. Full details will be provided by Irwin Mitchell before you instruct them to deal with any work of your behalf.

Irwin Mitchell is completely independent of Guardian Wealth Management Ltd and will always act in your best interests. Our agreement with Irwin Mitchell does not affect the advice they give you, which will always be impartial and confidential.

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