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A tailored service you can trust with over 140 years experience
Probate can be a complicated and confusing process. Even fairly simple estates can be a challenge to administer without the right help.
At Goughs our experienced legal team is here to offer a helping hand, whether you need initial advice, assistance with a difficult stage or for someone to take responsibility for the whole probate process.
The Goughs approach to Probate
At Goughs, we can support you with every aspect of Probate. Whether it’s helping sorting out an estate or you’re struggling with more complex issues, our specialist lawyers will offer a tailored service to you. You can have peace of mind in the knowledge that every aspect of probate has been handled the right way.
Here’s just some of the areas we can advise on:
- Applying for a grant of probate
- Investigating and valuing the estate
- Collecting estate funds
- Income and inheritance tax returns
- Selling or transferring ownership of property
- Distributing funds and assets according to the Will
- Managing any trusts in the Will
- If there is no Will
- Will disputes
Our lawyers give comprehensive advice on all legal issues that can arise during Probate.
Our lawyers are here to offer you the guidance you need
Your probate solicitors since 1882
Probate is the legal process of dealing with the affairs of someone who has passed away. It can be a lengthy and sometimes stressful process, placing a lot of responsibility on the person managing the estate.
We’ve been supporting the clients all over the South West for many years. You may need assistance with the administrative side of things or you may want us to take charge of the whole probate process for you.
Our specialist probate lawyers offer friendly and straightforward guidance ensuring your duties as an Executor are carried out properly.
At Goughs we have a team of specialist legal advisors who can assist and you advise you with the administration of intestate estates.
You may have concerns about the circumstances surrounding the preparation of the Will and the validity of the Will document itself.
Our dispute lawyers specialising in contesting Wills can advise on the grounds for challenging a Will.
Our clients rate us as excellent
Everything was completed professionally and within my tight time scales. I would like to say thank you and would definitely go back to Goughs should I need help in the future.
Your Probate team
Why choose Goughs?
Local since 1882, with an excellent reputation
First-class, effective service
Largest solicitors in Wiltshire
Seven offices throughout the county
Nationally accredited law firm
Recognised by Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners
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