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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on What is the process for applying for a second grant of probate when the first...

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What needs to be done in order to complete the extension of the lease? Can B’s executor ratify the previous instructions to complete the extension or is it necessary for...

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What options are available to an individual who is appointed as executor and trustee in a Will, has renounced as executor and wishes also not to act as trustee of the...

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What protection is available to executors appointed under the deceased’s Will who wish to pay funeral expenses and distribute the simple estate without obtaining a grant...

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on What rights and duties do executors have in respect of data stored on a...

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What rights does a residual beneficiary have to see the Will during administration of an estate and to be updated by the executors, and how might a beneficiary go about...

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The following Property Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on What will land registry require to enable a charge to be released when an individual...

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on When a grant of probate has been issued to two executors and one subsequently...

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on When a person is appointed as an executor and has taken out a grant of...

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When appointing trustees of a minor beneficiary's legacy under section 42(1) of the Administration of Estates Act 1925, does the executor have a duty to ensure that the...

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on When warning a caveat, does the Form 4 just have to be served on the...

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Where a firm is requested by an executor to hand over files relating to their testator, do they have to comply where those files contain advice and what would ordinarily...

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Where a firm of solicitors have been appointed by Will and has subsequently ceased trading and no other firm has taken over the practice, does the chain of executorship...

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Where a grant of representation has been granted to the attorney of an executor appointed under a Will can the grant be revoked by the attorney or by the donor executor?...

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Where a professional firm is appointed as the executors of a Will, are they...

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Where a property is held by a deceased with another as a tenant in common, is a grant to their estate necessary for a sale? Is the situation different when the property...

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Where a residuary beneficiary wishes chattels to be appropriated to them in respect of their share of the estate, do all other residuary beneficiaries have to agree to...

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Where a will appoints the partners in a law firm, and one partner (A) subsequently takes the grant as sole executor with power reserved to another partner (B), can B act...

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Where a without notice application is made under section 116 of the Senior Courts Act 1981 to the probate registrar for an order passing over an executor, and the...

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Where an executor signs a supplemental agreement to an option agreement,...

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Where an individual died intestate, divorced, and leaving two children, one...

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Where every gift, whether specific or residuary, made in a valid Will, fails, does this cause the estate to fall within the meaning of ‘wholly intestate’ within the...

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