How long does probate take in the UK?

How long does it take to get a grant of Probate in the UK?

Once applied for, a grant of Probate normally comes through in about six weeks. However, it can take longer depending on the complexity of the estate being dealt with. In many cases, it can take months to even be in a position to apply for a Grant of Probate. Even once Probate has been issued by the High Court, the executor is still left with the arduous task of calling in assets which can include sale of shares, claiming on life insurance policies and disposing of property.

Find out how long Probate will take - call us now on 0800 028 5119 to get an accurate estimate of how long Probate will take, give our probate advisors a call on freephone 0800 028 5119. They will be happy to explain the probate procedure, and give you an indication of how long the probate process might take for your given situation.

The total time for probate is always dependent on the complexity of the estate that you are dealing with...

Executor's year - How does it affect how long Probate takes?

Solicitors have a stipulation by the law society called the Executor's Year. This gives a solicitor a year in which to execute the instructions under the Will, which they will most likely charge you on an hourly basis. Here at Inheritance Solutions UK we endeavour to administer an estate within half the time it takes most solicitors, which ultimately saves you money. The reason we do this is because we work on fixed fees and so unlike other professional executors, it is within our interest that an estate is dealt with as efficiently as possible.

How can Inheritance Solutions UK help me get Probate quicker?

Our probate service is based on a fixed fee which is decided up front, it is in our interest to get things done as soon as possible, in contrast to other companies and banks who may be inclined to prolong the process.

Give our Probate team a call today on freephone 0800 028 5119 - let us guide you through the probate process.

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