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We have offices in Cardiff, London, Oxford, Portsmouth, Reading and Southampton. However we can also assist nationally. We can assist with all aspects of probate and the administration of estates, including:
We will always endeavour to provide you will an estimate of time and costs from the outset, which we will normally address at the initial meeting with the executors once we are familiar with the estate.
For further information on probate and administration of estates see our Client Guides at the top right of this page or click here.
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National leading law firm Blake Morgan have been recognised for their outstanding contribution to ‘heir hunting’, or probate research – the process of helping next of kin become reunited with estates, at The UK Probate Research Awards.
National leading law firm Blake Morgan has been accredited by the STEP Employer Partnership Programme (EPP) and awarded 'Platinum Employment Partner' status.
The independent Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) has published a call for evidence to gather information about people’s experience and perceptions of Inheritance Tax.
A recent High Court decision renders the use of standstill agreements as inappropriate for "out of time" Inheritance Act claims.
When granting someone a power of attorney you are giving them the right to deal with your own affairs. However a recent case shows that in certain circumstances where you lose capacity your attorney may also be able to substitute you.
We take a look at what the role of a probate lawyer could have done in Mary Poppins Returns. The film would have been less exciting but any family law issues would have been resolved and the Banks family would have had peace of mind!
Most probate practitioners will be well aware that, on a more technical level, the word “resealing” refers to the process by which foreign grants of representation are sealed by the probate registry.
We discuss the issues surrounding extracting an English grant of representation when the deceased died domiciled abroad.