Probate applications suffer severe processing delays

Probate Registries in England and Wales are currently reporting severe delays on Grant of Probate and Grant of Letter of..

According to new data from the Probate Service, the number of personal applications for Grants of Representation has increased..

Probate Registry fees are set to rise from 22 April 2014. All Grant applications received from this date onwards will be subject..

What is Probate?

Understanding Probate & Estate Administration

Grace Li is Tax Manager at Kings Court Trust and explains what it means to be the Personal Representative of someone’s estate and..

What to Do When Someone Dies: Do I Need a Probate Solicitor?

Managing the estate of someone who has died, otherwise known as probate, can be a daunting and upsetting time. Following the..

Nigel Merchant, Regional Probate Consultant here at Kings Court Trust, is frequently asked about Inheritance Tax. Here’s what he..

Nigel Merchant, Regional Probate Consultant, discusses one of the common misconceptions regarding the need for probate.

What Happens to your Estate When You Die Without a Will? Are the Rules Changing?

Although we are free to make a will so that, when we die, we can leave our assets to whoever we like, we are also free to die..