Getting legal assistance for probate in Birmingham

 

There are many legal services offered by solicitors specialising in wills and probate. Birmingham has a number of high street and medium-sized law firms. Many of these firms have specialist wills and probate solicitors.

Some firms only have the capacity to offer services to private fee-paying clients. Others, however, may be able to offer wills and probate services to clients who are unable to pay their own fees, through legal aid.

Wills and probate solicitors in Birmingham can advise on a variety of things including:

  • Will drafting
  • Estate planning
  • Inheritance tax liability
  • Administration of an individual’s estate

Grants of probate

Once an individual passes away, in order to deal with their estate, the personal representatives of the deceased must obtain a grant of probate.

Birmingham has a district probate registry. This registry will hear all probate applications and will be responsible for deciding whether or not to grant probate to the applicants.

The application for probate is likely to fail if the applicants cannot prove that the deceased had a valid will.

The address of the probate district registry in Birmingham is The Priory Courts, 33 Bull Street Birmingham, West Midlands, England B4 6DU.

If you require assistance with applying for probate, you should seek advice from a law firm who specialises in wills and probate.

Birmingham based solicitors will be able to guide you through the application and subsequent process of the administration of the estate.

If you would like to obtain legal advice and information on the law in relation to wills and probate, Caven can put you in touch with a local specialist wills and probate solicitor free of charge. So, if you have any questions or would like our help in finding local wills and probate solicitors please call us on 08001 221 2299 or complete the web form above.

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