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When should you use a Probate Solicitor?

Deciding whether you need a probate solicitor largely depends on your individual circumstances. For example, if the deceased person had a small amount of money and owned little else, the process is much simpler, and you may be able to administer the estate yourself. If, however, the deceased person owned a property in their sole […]

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Henrietta Brett celebrates full STEP membership

We’re delighted to announce that Wills and Probate Solicitor, Henrietta Brett, has become a member of The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

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What is an Executor and how do I choose who to appoint?

We explore the role of an Executor and why it is a good idea to have more than one.

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New National Death Notification Service to ease burden on grieving families

Last month, a new Death Notification Service was launched; providing grieving families with a straightforward way to notify participating banks and building societies of the death of a family member, friend or care home resident.

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Dying Matters – come along to our drop in session for friendly advice

As part of this year’s Dying Matters Awareness Week (14th May – 20th May) we will be hosting a series of drop-in sessions at our offices in Bury St Edmunds – providing local people with private, welcoming environment in which to openly discuss death and their plans for the future. 

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Dying ‘intestate’ – what happens when you die without a Will?

When a person dies without making a Will, they are said to have died ‘intestate’. When this happens, there are rules for deciding who will inherit the estate, stipulated by law.

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