Application for probate and letters of administration

View Private Client by content type:

Latest Private Client News

Featured Private Client content

Precedents
This partial deed of revocation is made on [date] by [donor] of [address].1I granted a Lasting Power of Attorney for [Financial Decisions/Health and...
Read More >
19th May
Precedents
This Deed OF REVOCATION is made on [date] by me [name of donor] of [address of donor].This Deed provides:1Revocation...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
Trustees—statutory powers of trusteesSource and availabilitySourcesTrustees have certain powers conferred on them by statute, in particular by the...
Read More >
19th May
Q&As
At what stage and to whom can a Deed of Appropriation take place when selling a second property in an estate?We assume you refer to the situation when...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
Creation of trusts—blind trustsWhat is a blind trust?A blind trust is a trust that is aimed at preventing conflicts of interest arising. Usually, the...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Michael O’Sullivan of 5 Stone Buildings 19th May
Practice notes
The Cy-près doctrineFORTHCOMING CHANGE: On 22 March 2021, the government published its response  to the Law Commission’s report of 14 September 2017,...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
Relief for income tax lossesReliefs entitle taxpayers to reduce the amount of income tax payable. When calculating liability to income tax, a taxpayer...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
Assessment for residential accommodationCoronavirus (COVID-19): The content of this Practice Note is temporarily affected by the coronavirus...
Read More >
19th May
Q&As
Can a life tenant in a Will bring a life interest to an end by choosing to end it themselves or does it only expire on death?Life tenantsA life...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 19th May
Practice notes
Capacity to litigateOn the face of it, there would appear to be no specific impediment, if there is no reason to suppose that a person is without...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
Termination of trusts—methods of terminationDuration of a trustThe duration of an express trust is subject to the restrictions imposed by the rules...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
Costs and expenses in the Court of ProtectionThere are court fees and disbursements which will be payable by all applicants on making a new...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
Acceptance in Lieu scheme and other heritage property reliefsSTOP PRESS: HMRC has updated its guidance on calculating the special price in Acceptance...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
Trustees—self-dealing, unauthorised profits and conflicts of interestThe self-dealing ruleThe self-dealing rule is connected to, but distinct from,...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
Offshore trusts—offshore income gains (OIGs)Offshore income gains (OIGs) are gains realised on the disposal of interests in offshore funds which are...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
Trust disputes—court jurisdiction and procedureTrust litigation has been classified as being of three types:•a dispute as to the trusts on which...
Read More >
19th May

Most recent Application for probate and letters of administration content

Q&As
When administering an oath, do I have to verify the deponent’s identity?Rules and guidance from the regulators on this point are thin on the ground,...
Read More >
9th Sep
Q&As
Can the children of a deceased intestate renounce their right to be administrators in the deed of variation altering the disposition of the...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 8th Sep
Practice notes
IHT—deduction of liabilitiesFORTHCOMING CHANGE: As announced at Budget 2018, draft legislation to be included in Finance Bill 2019–20 was published on...
Read More >
6th Sep
Practice notes
IHT—valuation principles and particular types of propertyThe need to value the estateWhen an individual dies they are considered to have made a...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Ailsa Moorhouse of Penningtons Manches Cooper 19th Aug
Practice notes
Estates—IHT returns and tax complianceCoronavirus (COVID-19): Due to potential difficulties in having paperwork signed during the coronavirus...
Read More >
19th Aug
Practice notes
IHT—nil rate band (NRB) and transferable NRBNil rate band (NRB) and transferable nil rate band (TNRB)Each person's estate is exempt from inheritance...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Lucy Edwards of Penningtons Manches LLP and now maintained by Lexis®PSL 16th Aug
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19)—ProbateThis Practice Note considers the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on probate practice and provides answers...
Read More >
16th Aug
Q&As
Where power is reserved to an executor, is a deed of appointment of new trustees executed only by the proving executor, sufficient to appoint...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Helen Galley of XXIV Old Buildings 15th Aug
Q&As
Could you refer me to information regarding the procedure for admission to probate in England and Wales of the will of a testator she made in...
Read More >
15th Aug
Q&As
What is the process to apply for a grant of probate where a previous grant of probate for the same estate has been revoked?Revocation of a grant of...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Oliver Auld of Charles Russell Speechlys LLP 15th Aug
Q&As
Is an application for a grant ad colligenda bona the correct procedure to enable executors to complete a sale of property as agreed by the...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 15th Aug
Q&As
Can the service of a notice on a non-proving executor be made by email?Where two or more executors are appointed by the testator and only one of those...
Read More >
15th Aug

Popular documents