13.9.2021 | Suzanna Baker

Complex probate involving 4 wills

The case study relates to complex probate involving four separate wills. The deceased had made four wills in rapid succession,...

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13.9.2021 | Suzanna Baker

Probate with assets worth between US$600...

This probate case relates to a property in London which was funded by our clients, who are based in Australia...

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13.9.2021 | Jan Atkinson

US/UK cross border probate

Our probate lawyers were instructed by a US-based widow of her late husband’s £8 million English estate. As well as...

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7.9.2021 | Jan Atkinson

Dealing with Debts as an Executor

It is a common misconception that a person’s debts die with them. After you die your debts become the...

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14.4.2021

Osbornes Shortlisted as Probate Law Firm...

Osbornes have been shortlisted as finalists for an award at the 2021 UK Probate Research Awards. The firm has been shortlisted...

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2.7.2020 | Jan Atkinson

Probate Applications – the latest on turnaround...

Until around 18 months ago, the turnaround time for grant of probate applications could be as little as 5 to 7 days if...

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27.4.2020 | Joseph Gunn

Wills, Probate and Estate Administration – dispelling...

Certain myths come up time after time in Private Client Law and in this article I hope to dispel some...

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25.3.2019

Treasury collecting millions in unclaimed assets...

Bona Vacantia is Latin for ‘ownerless goods’. Under a combination of common law and statute dating back to the Middle...

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19.2.2019

Government plans to increase Probate Fees

The government is to press ahead with plans to substantially increase probate fees. Currently, there is a flat fee of £215...

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31.1.2019

Online Probate – When are Solicitors required?

HM Courts and Tribunals Service has announced its expansion of the online probate application system, which is said to offer...

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