Things can get complicated, fast.
You may have run into a few stumbling blocks when trying to administer the estate to EVERYONE’s satisfaction…including heirs of the Will, beneficiaries of Trusts or other funds, family members who are neither, and creditors, not to mention tax collectors..
If you are feeling…
- overwhelmed by the paper chase,
- badgered by bill collectors,
- emotionally overloaded by family members,
it’s time to call Olive Tree Law for advice.
We can help you through the process of Probate, from registration to discharge. This takes the pressure off you to make everyone happy and places it squarely within the hands of the professionals here, at Olive Tree Law.
We have no obligation to anyone except following the letter of the law. That means that your sister can be mad at us when she doesn’t get Nana’s wedding china. It means that your Uncle Simon can come unhinged at us when the inheritance taxes are paid according to the law. You cannot be blamed when the house has to be sold to pay past debts of the deceased. You can even give us permission to be the bearers of bad news.
If executing a Will becomes too much, or you would like us to execute your Will, let us know. It takes the stress off you and your family and puts it squarely on our legal shoulders.
RESOLUTION WITHOUT THE STRESS
You can stop trying to please everyone. We’ll take it from here.
We help you resolve the estate by taking on the tasks that can be difficult to follow up on. Dealing with the nightmare that can be HMRC as well as your distraught family can take a toll on you. Emotionally, physically, and financially.
You don’t have to go through this process by yourself. We work with you to keep your family and interested parties informed at every step:
Not everyone needs our Probate Services…but by the end of probate, everyone wishes they had accepted the offer.
- Register for probate and appointment of executor with HMR
- Collect and value all the assets of the estate
- Document all debts of the estate
- Freeze pension and bank accounts
- Calculate and pay inheritance tax
- Pay debts, expenses, and fees of the estate
- Distribute the net assets according to the Will and related Trusts
- And more…we do it so you don’t have to.
We come to you, as the named executor in the Will, with all the news and updates. You can choose how you would like that shared with the rest of your family.
(Yup, we can deliver bad news if necessary, your call.)
MISCHIEF (BUREAUCRACY) MANAGED
Let us take on the dumpster fire that is the paper trail needed to resolve an estate. From paying debts and taxes to evaluating and distributing inheritances, we’ve got your back. You can relax, knowing that we are handling the ALLLLL the paper.
PROBATE ISN’T FOR EVERYONE
Probate can be intimidating, but sometimes, having a professional handle it is overkill. You might need a point in the right direction, but not a full service. Let us know what you are dealing with and we can decide together how much help is right for you and your family.