Kings Court Trust
Find out how to obtain grant of probate and administer an estate with our step by step Executor Guide.
Executor's Guide: How to obtain grant of probate and administer an estate
Have you been asked to be an executor in someone’s Will? Do you know what probate is and what being an executor involves?
Dealing with bereavement is never easy. As well as coping with the emotional distress of losing a loved one, there is a complex process to go through, involving registration of the death, funeral arrangements, burial procedures, obtaining grant of probate, paying taxes, and dealing with financial affairs and probate administration.
For some people, being an executor can be a daunting task. But it doesn't have to be. Help is at hand with Lawpack’s Executor Guide.
If you are having to learn about being an executor, you will find the answers you need in this comprehensive Executor Guide. From what to do following a death, through to administering an estate to beneficiaries, this book takes you through the process.
If you’re about to write a Will, your executors will welcome the advice in this executor guide, so they are prepared and will know what’s expected of them.
Executors’ duties and responsibilities are discussed, and probate procedures and probate forms explained. Our executor guide provides an overview of the probate process, so executors know what to do at every step.
Our straightforward and simple executor guide explains an executor's duties and the procedures executors must follow, giving you the confidence to do everything you need to do, including:
Valid throughout the UK, this executor guide also covers confirmation in Scotland and probate in Northern Ireland.
This Executor's Guide is published in association with Kings Court Trust, specialists in probate and estate administration.
Executor's Guide Contents
1. What is an executor?
2. When death occurs
3. Duties of an executor
4. Taking stock
5. Applying for a grant of probate
6. Administering an estate
7. An overview of probate/confirmation