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Clare, Family Solicitor
Category: Family Law
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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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As an executor of my wifes will do I need probate? The

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as an executor of my wifes will do I need probate? The estate will not be liable to inheritance tax and the benefactors are myself and two children aged 20 and 23.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your question

My name is ***** ***** I am sorry for your loss

I shall do my best to help you but I need some further information first

What assets are there to deal with

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
a death in service pension.
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.

Is that all - no house or savings?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
the family home will go to the children when I go. There are no savings
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.

Then it is highly unlikely that you will need Probate - although technically you should ask the Pension Provider.

I hope that this is of assistance - please ask if you need further details