Probate Solicitors

When a relative dies, we understand the emotional pain associated with the loss of a loved one. As well as the emotional stress, there is also more to think about if the individual in question hasn’t left a Will. In that case, the individual’s estate has to go through probate administration.

At Crombie Wilkinson Solicitors, we are here to help with Probate matters at our York, Selby, Malton and Pickering branches. We can sensitively guide you through the process and ensure that you have one less thing to worry about. It is important that you seek legal advice on probate matters promptly so that we can act accordingly and make sure everything is taken care of.

Read our blog Common probate mistakes and how to avoid them

There are a number of tax and legal issues to consider, which can mean a lot of paperwork. Having a probate solicitor on hand to issue the appropriate documents and advise of the necessary steps can not only reduce your stress but also speed up the process of handling an individual’s estate. We can also advise on inheritance tax, registering the death, valuation of the estate assets and payment of debts. We often find that it is not until one goes through the probate process that they are made fully aware of an individual’s complete estate.

Our fees are flexible and we can also offer fixed fee arrangements where there is only one specific aspect of the probate matter you would like us to administer.

Inheritance & Probate issues – the death of a loved one is a stressful time for everyone. Difficulties are exacerbated if probate does not go smoothly or the estate is not to be distributed in a way perceived as fair by all. We can advise and help you achieve resolution.

For more information on our probate and estate administration services, please contact us.


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