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Understanding estate administration: A guide for families

Posted by Kings Court Trust | 24-Jun-2019 11:55:18

Following a bereavement, there are a number of tasks to be considered and completed. These tasks are not always straightforward and can include dealing with difficult legal and tax affairs. We understand that this can make an already difficult time even more stressful. That’s why we’ve created this guide to help you understand your responsibilities and options, as well as what needs to be done.

The process of dealing with the affairs of someone who has died is known as estate administration. This guide aims to share everything you need to know about estate administration, so you can make informed decisions on how to deal with your loved one’s affairs.

The guide covers:

  • Who is responsible for handling the deceased’s affairs?

- Personal Representatives

- The role of an Executor or Administrator

  • The difference between probate and estate administration

- What is probate?

- What is estate administration? 

  • The options available to an Executor or Administrator
  • How Kings Court Trust can help you
  • Case studies

Click here to download your free copy of the guide. 

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Author: Kings Court Trust

Kings Court Trust is an award-winning probate and estate administration provider that support families at the difficult time of losing a loved one. Our tax and legal teams have the expertise to advise on any situation. We are committed to offering families a great service for a fair price which is why we work on a fixed fee basis so they know exactly what our service will cost from the outset.

Topics: Estate Administration, Probate