The legalities involved following a death in the family can be overwhelming, it is a difficult time, often full of uncertainty, intense emotions and distress.  Probate, Trusts and Administration of Estates can be highly confusing especially when there is already a lot to deal with. Whether you need help proving an ambiguous Will, enforcing the practicalities of Estate Administration, or winding up a Trust, our in-depth technical knowledge and experience will give you peace of mind.

We advise and assist our clients with:

  • Preparations and drafting of wills, codicils
  • The general steps to be taken when someone dies
  • The correct interpretation of the Will
  • What should be done if the Will cannot be found
  • What should be done where there is no Will
  • Calculating and arranging the payment of  Tax obligations
  • Obtaining the Grant of Probate or Grant of Letters of Administration
  • Representing and advising clients in resealing of foreign grants
  • Collecting the assets of the estate
  • Preparing the estate accounts
  • What should be done if a trust is created under the Will
  • Conciliation with a view to amicable resolution of potentially contentious probate, administration, divorce and custody issues
  • Legal representation and advice in relation to child maintenance, custody and adoption
  • Legal advice and representation in divorce and separation matters