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What happens when probate is ignored? Assistant: Estate laws

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What happens when probate is ignored ?
Assistant: Estate laws vary by state. What state are you in?
Customer: U.K.
Assistant: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?
Customer: Bank statements
Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: My mother died interstate and my sister and I where advised to seek probate
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Helen Hill replied 6 months ago.

Thank you for your question.

Probate is not always required to deal with an estate depending on what assets your mother owned and whether the holders of those assets require a Grant to release funds to you as the administrators. Are there any assets remaining in your mothers name?