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My father recently passed away and my brother and I are executors,

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My father recently passed away and my brother and I are executors, as I sm doing all the work to obtain all the information to give solicitors to obtain a grant of probate, can I charge my time to the estate?

Thank you for your question. My name is ***** ***** I will try to help with this.

You can only charge your time to the estate if the will allows you to charge your time to the estate. Usually, the only provision (and that is not always in) is for professional executors, solicitors and accountants to charge their time.

If it doesnt mention solicitors charging they can charge if instructed by executors

If the will doesn’t mention it, then I am afraid that your time is given for nothing.

I’m sorry if the answer is unfavourable for you.

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