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Clare
Clare, Family Solicitor
Category: Family Law
Satisfied Customers: 34236
Experience:  I have been a solicitor in High Street Practise since 1985 and have specialised in Family Law for the last 10 years
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How long will probate last not contested? Would the

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How long will probate last for if not contested?
Would the funeral cost come out of the estate?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
HiThank you for your questionMy name is ***** ***** do my best to help you but I need some further information firstCan you explain a little more about the background to your question please?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
In what regard?l
My mother in law mother is close to dying aged 94 and she is concerned with regard to the question I have asked
Many thanks
Stuart
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
Hi
Is there a Will and who is the Executor?
Clare
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yes my mother in law is the sole beneficiary of the will
And she a local lawyer who holds her will will be the executors of the estate
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
Hi
In that case please do not worry - the funeral expenses are paid by the estate.
The Probate process is likely to take between six and twelve months depending on the extent of the estate
I hope that this is of assistance - please ask if you need further details
Clare
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