Wills & Probate

Making a Will with Carr & Co

Making a Will is essential for you to ensure that your assets pass to your loved ones. At Carr & Co our professional and friendly team of wills and probate solicitors have been helping our clients organise their personal affairs for over 30 years.

Even if you have an existing Will, ensuring it is up to date and reflects any changes in your circumstances – including marriage, separation or divorce – is essential, as significant changes can mean your Will is deemed invalid.

Making your Will with Carr & Co Solicitors entitles you to the following benefits:

  • Free, no obligation initial consultation
  • Free 3-yearly Will reviews
  • Advice on inheritance tax
  • Advice on reducing care home fees
  • Free secure storage of your Will for life
  • Your Will written by a highly qualified solicitor

Our Wills solicitors are committed to providing affordable wills, trusts and codicils that you can be sure are of the very highest standard.

Give yourself peace of mind by calling us today on 0191 284 0363 or 01670 515 182 or by using our contact form today to arrange your free no-obligation appointment.

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If you require further assistance then please do not hesitate to send us a message and one of our team will answer your query as soon as possible.

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Probate

Once a loved one has passed on, their money, property and possessions (their Estate) that is left behind needs to be administered efficiently and with sympathy. Carr & Co’s team of expert probate solicitors can help you through this time of emotional distress by providing a comprehensive, understanding and personal service.

After death, the deceased’s estate needs to be dealt with, their debts settled, and the remaining assets need to be distributed to those entitled to receive them.

Carr & Co can assist with important tasks when the family is unable to, such as arranging the funeral.

We can also contact banks, building societies, insurance companies, government departments and other creditors on behalf of the deceased and family.

Carr & Co will also calculate any inheritance tax and income tax payable as well as deal with any property and shares that may need to be valued and sold.

If the deceased left a Will, then the people named by the deceased to handle the Estate (the Executors) apply for Grant of Probate.

If there is no Will, then relatives of the deceased apply for Grant of Letters of Administration.

Once either of the above has been obtained then the executors/relatives can collect and distribute the assets to those legally entitled.

We provide guidance and assistance in ensuring the executors/relatives comply with their legal duties in preparing and applying for Probate or Letters of Administration.

Carr & Co offer safe and sound advice to those who require assistance in making a Will or dealing with an Estate after death.

Contact us today to arrange an appointment at your convenience.

You can also take advantage of our exclusive offer by reading our Will Review Package.

For information on fees for uncontested probate please click here.