When someone you love dies, your grieving process begins. Alongside the huge emotional impact of a death, there are the administrative burdens to deal with too. At Friends Legal, we can offer practical and legal advice to help you through this time. Our guides and FAQs explore what steps you need to take to register the death and organise a funeral. We can also guide you through the executry process, including obtaining a grant of Confirmation (or probate) from the Court. All of which is required to allow you to distribute your loved one’s belongings in accordance with their wishes.
Our Executry Services
We offer a personal service tailored to you, should you need it. Whether that’s a helping hand and advice to enable you to deal with your loved one’s assets yourself (offering advice throughout the estate administration process); helping you apply for Confirmation, or stepping in to manage the executry process in its entirety by undertaking all the administration and legal requirements involved in carrying out your loved one’s wishes. We’re here – by your side – to guide you.
The difference is clear, every step of the way.
Our team will help you decide what option is right for you and won’t make a difficult time any more confusing or expensive than it needs to be. We offer transparent and fair pricing with no hidden fees. Our accessible, friendly team of experts are passionate about working alongside you through every stage of this emotional process.
Together we can guide you through a simple estate, file the application to the Court (Confirmation) required in a larger estate. Or – for complete peace of mind – we can take on all the administrative and legal tasks involved in the Executry process, including valuing, ingathering and distributing your loved one’s assets. However little or much you would like us to do, we have a service that suits, clearly priced and expertly delivered.
Advice for those dealing with small, simple estates. Our Helping Hand service is an affordable way to navigate the complexities of dealing with the death of a loved one with the expert guidance of our solicitors.
We obtain Confirmation from the Court – a necessary step to enable an Executor to ingather and distribute your loved one’s assets in accordance with their wishes.
Full Estate Administration
We will deal with your loved one’s Estate from start to finish. Our Full Estate Administration service allows you to focus on what matters most to your family.
AfterLife Executry Prices
Helping Hand Price
|Helping Hand Service
Confirmation Only Price
Our Confirmation Only service is available for estates below £325,000 that have a valid Will.
Pricing for Administration of the Full Estate
|Estate up to £100,000
|Estate between £100,000 and £200,000
|Estate between £200,000 and £325,000
|Estate between £325,000 and £650,000
|Estate above £650,000
|Price on Application
We always endeavour to keep to the fixed prices stated, but we reserve the right to increase our fee if a case is unusually complex or where a large number of beneficiaries are involved. Any increased fees will also be fixed.
Requirements of Writing (Scotland) Act 1995 applications
Legal Rights Claim Price
|Legal Rights Claim
For more information about our Afterlife services, please contact our team, who will take the initial details of the Estate and recommend the best product for you and your loved ones. We provide a wide variety of ways to contact the team, and our opening hours span more than the usual 9-5 – so you can get in touch at a time and in a way that suits you.