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WHAT TO DO WHEN SOMEONE DIES

We understand that it is an extremely distressing and difficult time when a loved one dies. The legal and financial paperwork can feel like an additional burden when grieving a close friend or family member.

Vale Wills Ltd can help you navigate the legal and financial processes necessary. With upmost sensitivity we can:

  • Help explain the contents of a Will.
  • Provide advice on what to do if the deceased’s Will is missing.
  • Provide advice on the steps that are required to administer an estate.
  • Provide advice on whether a Grant of Probate or Grant of Letters of Administration is
    required and how to do this.
  • Provide advice on Executor or Administrator responsibilities.
  • Provide advice on what to do if a loved one dies without a Will, including explaining the rules of intestacy and who is entitled to apply for a Grant of Letters of Administration.
  • Provide an Inheritance Tax calculation.
  • Provide advice on the completion of the Inheritance Tax account and submission to
    HMRC.
  • Provide advice on Business Property Relief and Agricultural Property Relief claims.
  • Provide advice on whether a Deed of Variation may be helpful.