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My mum has died, my father is sole executor and beneficiarary,

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My mum has died, my father is sole executor and beneficiarary, and all bank and building society accounts are in joint names apart from ISA's. A copy of Mum's will is with a solicitor but does a solicitor have to apply for probate on my dad's behalf or can he/we(as I have lasting power of attorney for my Dad) apply for probate without having to incur solicitors fees
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  tdlawyer replied 3 years ago.

tdlawyer :

Hello, welcome to the website. My name isXXXXX can assist you with this.

tdlawyer :

Your father does not need to use a solicitor to apply for probate. He can do this himself if he wants to.

tdlawyer :

There is a lot of help online, and of course you have site like this, which can give you some information on what to do and how to do it.

tdlawyer :

A good starting point would be the Government website: https://www.gov.uk/wills-probate-inheritance/applying-for-a-grant-of-representation

tdlawyer :

It tells you what forms to use, where to apply, what the costs are etc. It has links to the relevant forms too.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Please forgive me in my grief no answers seem satisfactory. It is not personal and I thank you very much for your answer. I should not have tried to get an answer online when I needed something more bespoke and personal