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Probate services

We regularly work with people around the world to assist them with the probate application process on their behalf. We can help you with the grant of probate application in Jersey and the UK so you don’t have to. We can prepare and process the application and deal with the courts and Probate Registry for you so you can move matters forward and administer the estate once we have obtained the grant on your behalf.

Grant of probate 

Have you been named as an executor in the will? Have you been nominated as an administrator of the estate, and there is no will, and you would prefer not to have to appear at the probate registry in Jersey, wait for an appointment and/or collect all the paperwork they require?

Perhaps you need to make a UK probate application, but would prefer for us to deal with HMRC for inheritance tax purposes and gather the information about the value of the assets so that you can move on to administer the estate?

We can help you with the UK or Jersey probate application so you don't have to. We can prepare and process the application and deal with the courts and Probate Registry for you so you can move matters forward and administer the estate once we have obtained the grant on your behalf.

The type of probate application we can assist with will depend on where the assets are and where the deceased was domiciled when they died.

Jersey probate services:

The deceased died domiciled in the UK Fast-track probate in Jersey
The deceased died domiciled in Jersey Jersey-domiciled probate application
The deceased died domiciled outside of the UK and Jersey Foreign probate application

UK probate services

The deceased died domiciled in the UK UK-domiciled UK asset probate application
The deceased died domiciled outside of the UK Jersey-domiciled UK asset probate application

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Probate Services


Probate services

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Executor of wills

We'll take on full responsibility as executor of your will or administrator of your estate.

Choosing an executor to your will is an important decision as the role of an executor can be onerous. Generally, executors are chosen because they are honest, trustworthy and experienced.

Choosing a professional executor with specialist knowledge may be the best solution for you, especially if sorting your estate is likely to be complicated – they’re experienced at the job and know their way around common administrative issues that arise. We can assist you with that role and can take care of all the legal and administrative duties involved in becoming an executor or administrator by being named in your will as your executor.

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Estate planning

We can assist you with estate planning services where you have been appointed as executor.

This is the process of dealing with the deceased’s estate after the grant of probate or letters of administration have been obtained. The process of administering an estate can be time-consuming and burdensome for a lay executor. Some people do not anticipate the amount of time it takes to carry out this task. Should the task be too complicated, troublesome and time consuming, or if you simply don’t know anything about probate, we can help.

We do the administration process on your behalf. This will assist those who have been appointed or wish to be appointed as an executor or administrator but do not have the time, confidence or experience to complete the administration.

We can assist with all stages of the process from probate to the final distributions of the estate to the beneficiaries. Alternatively, we can simply step in to assist the executor or administrator at any stage with the administration process.

Speak to a member of our team today about how we can help you with your estate planning.

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Speak to our wills, probate and LPA experts:

Here are some of our specialists that you can talk to about our wills and probate services.

Charlotte Elliott

Associate Director, Wills & Probate

Jersey
Lorraine McPhail

Probate Administrator, Private Client Services

Jersey
Lizzie Ferrara

Wills and Probate Administrator, Private Client Services

Jersey

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