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Probate Glossary

28/05/19

AdministrationThe process carried out by the Executor/Administrator in accordance with the Will or under the Rules of Intestacy to settle any debts, collect in all assets and then pay the gifts (legacies...

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Ben Tyer in the Daily Telegraph: - Financial abuse rockets as more power of attorneys challenged by courts

Ben Tyer in the Daily Telegraph: - Financial abuse rockets as more power of attorneys challenged by courts

22/05/19

Between 2014 and 2016 I discovered that financial abuse of the vulnerable by Attorneys and Deputy had rocketed.There was over a 250% increase in Attorneys or Deputies being removed from their roles due...

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Client Case Study: Inheritance and losing benefits

20/05/19

Our client is the executor of a friend's estate. He has dealt with the estate including the sale of a property and the balance remaining is just over £90,000 to be shared equally...

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Ben Tyer is a Fully Accredited Member of Solicitors For the Elderly - 10 reasons to use a member

Ben Tyer is a Fully Accredited Member of Solicitors For the Elderly - 10 reasons to use a member

17/05/19

The decisions and plans you make now will have a huge impact on your later life. Getting them right is essential. A Solicitor For the Elder(SFE) accredited lawyer is an expert in older client law and...

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Can I remove a Caveat?

14/05/19

If you are applying for a grant of probate and are informed that it cannot be issued because someone has entered a caveat you can take steps to try and have it removed. Until the caveat is removed you...

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Can I stop a grant of probate?

11/05/19

Sometimes family members want extra time to fully investigate the circumstances surrounding who can apply for probate or whether a will exists. If such circumstances arise you can stop a probate application...

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