Expert Probate

Specialist probate advice following the death of a loved one

“Hedges Law dealt with the estate of our dear friend. From the onset they were sensitive to the family’s needs and you felt that they really cared. They were very thorough and every detail attended to. I wouldn’t hesitate to use them in the future.”

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Administering Probate & Property Probate

Our experienced solicitors provide clients with compassionate, expert advice to help ease the administrative and legal challenges that arise following the death of a loved one.

The legalities of a person’s death can be complex and may feel overwhelming. You may have been called on to administer their estate, which may require you to locate, value and collect in their assets, before obtaining probate, paying off debts, dividing the estate according to their Will. This can often also involve you selling their property or land.

Going above & beyond

In certain cases, there may not be a Will. If you are overseeing the estate in these circumstances, our team will guide you through the legalities of administering the estate in the correct manner. 

Whether there’s a Will or not, our expert team is here to support you at every turn. From advice regarding complex matters, such as the completion of Inheritance Tax returns to the preparation of Estate Accounts, be reassured that Hedges will expertly oversee every detail on your behalf.

Grant only service 

If you are unsure how much support you want or need to administer an estate we can offer our grant only service, where we will obtain the grant of probate on your behalf. As part of this service we will explain the contents of the Will or how the rules of intestacy will apply. We will then complete the Probate Registry forms, submit the application and also check the grant once it has been issued. At this point, we’d be happy to discuss any further support that we can provide in administering the estate.

Our Specialists

Our expert probate solicitors

Deborah Darlow, Probate Practitioner at Hedges Law

Deborah Darlow

Probate Practitioner

Robert Lynn, Wills, Probate & Inheritance Solicitor at Hedges Law

Robert Lynn

Senior Associate

Leanne Miles, Wills, Probate & Inheritance Legal Assistant at Hedges Law

Leanne Miles

Legal Assistant

Louise O'Donnell, Wills, Probate & Inheritance Solicitor at Hedges Law

Louise O’Donnell


Yasmine Plummer

Trainee Solicitor

Probate pricing

We understand the importance of having clear information and transparency about the cost of your legal advice.

Details of our pricing will always be provided from the outset and once our team has an understanding of your legal needs, you will receive a detailed summary of the expected cost, as well as any payment options available. You can find more information about our probate pricing here, but costs will vary depending on the circumstances so please get in touch to discuss your specific situation.

Get in touch

For any questions regarding probate please contact our experts. For an initial,
no obligation call please ring us on 01865 594265
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