Chris Lamb

Probate and Estate Administration

What is estate administration? You’ve probably heard of probate. That’s one part of estate administration. Estate administration is the process of sorting out a deceased person’s legal and tax affairs. Everything from bank accounts, belongings and property to debts, pensions and Inheritance Tax. It can be extremely complex and is required after every death.

We are proud to be working in partnership with the UK’s leading probate and estate administration specialists. They have helped thousands of families receive their inheritance from estates big and small having distributed over £1 billion in inheritance. There is a family just like yours behind every single estate so we handle every estate with the utmost care.

When it comes to probate and estate administration, we can handle everything you can think of (and all the things you might not have considered). From self assessment tax returns and shares to pet re-homing, we have got everything in place to take care of your specific needs. So don’t worry, you are in safe hands. Below is just a few of the responsibilities undertaken by us:

  • Completing all Inheritance Tax forms
  • Applying for probate or confirmation
  • Income Tax work for the year of death
  • Specialist buildings insurance
  • Setting up Trusts in a Will
  • Postal redirection
  • Registering unregistered properties
  • Arranging for a pet to be re-homed
  • Cancelling or transferring utilities
  • Distributing funds to beneficiaries
  • 24/7 online case tracking
  • Producing estate accounts

By using Chris Lamb Will Writing Ltd we can offer a home visit enabling you to speak with someone face-to-face, whilst at the same time maintaining a fixed price.

Contact Chris Lamb Will Writing Ltd for a no obligation assessment and quote as an alternative to the high street solicitor fees. We will be happy to discuss all options with you and allow you to make an informed decision.

Tell you what the charges are up-front.
Our guaranteed fixed pricing offers complete peace of mind. So if you ever want to ask a question, call us. We will never be watching the clock. In fact, we will give you all the time you need.

Distribute assets as soon as possible.
Administering estates is what we specialise in all day, every day. We have got the systems and team in place to keep your case moving forward and are committed to distributing assets as quickly as possible.

Legal and tax.
From applying for probate to dealing with Inheritance Tax, probate and estate administration involves a significant amount of specialist legal and tax work. We have a team of experts who can manage all of this work on your behalf.

Protect your family.
Probate and estate administration can be complex. Our partner law firm take on full responsibility and liability so that you don’t have to worry. That means if there’s a claim on the estate, you’re covered. Plus their unique insurance protects you against claims for ten years.

Dealing with property.
The family home can be the most valuable part of an estate, financially and emotionally. We will value the property and organise specialist insurance cover as standard. We can also manage all aspects of the sale on your behalf should you wish.

Paying inheritance. Quickly.
We try to make initial payments to beneficiaries quickly and regularly. You and your family will receive whatever you are entitled to as soon as possible.

All the paperwork.
Dealing with HMRC, liaising with utility providers, resolving pension enquiries. All of these tasks are an additional burden at a difficult time. We will deal with all of the paperwork and make the necessary calls, so you don’t have to.

Valuing assets.
Paying debts. Over a lifetime, everyone accumulates assets and debts. As part of the probate and estate administration process, everything has to be dealt with. We will handle everything on your behalf so that you have complete peace of mind.

Top independent reviews from customers.
We know how much probate and estate administration matters. That’s one of the reasons why our customers give us a 5 star rating on Facebook and Google.