The death of a loved one is a stressful time for families and sorting out the legal aspects can be a daunting task for those left behind.
The first step is to ascertain whether the deceased had a will. If the answer is yes, the executors and trustees (with assistance from the Estate Solicitors) need to apply to the High Court for a grant of probate to deal with the assets of the deceased. If there is no will, the position is more complicated and there is a more complicated and time consuming legal process to go through.
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