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If your friend is the executor of the will, then they will be liable if they act as executor to ensure that probate is completed correctly. They can be held liable if they make false declarations to the probate office or HMRC for any tax purposes.
So care needs to be taken to ensure all paperwork and future are correct and accurate.
If you help them, do not sign anything yourself. That will avoid liability on your part.
It may be worth your frozen considering instructing a probate solicitor to do the work for them if they are struggling and have any concerns.
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