Probate and Administration of Estates

Sorting out the affairs of a family member or loved one after they have died is a daunting task at what is a very stressful time. Our team can provide you with all the advice you need regarding administration of estates.

We offer the full range of services and legal advice that will allow you to deal with every aspect of the administration of an estate, confident in the knowledge that you are fulfilling your obligations as a Personal Representative. Contact our Wills and Estates for a discussion on how we can help you with Probate and Administering an Estate.

Our Specialists

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Harleen Hanson

Partner, Solicitor - Kings Lynn

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Holly Webb

Private Client Executive - March

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James Davies

Associate, Solicitor - Wisbech

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Kim Neal

Partner, Solicitor - March

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Rachel Parker

Associate Solicitor - Wisbech

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Rebekah Crockford

Associate Solicitor - Wisbech

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Seema Solanki

Partner, Solicitor - Ely

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Tony Barratt

Partner, Solicitor - Downham Market

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How we Can Help you With Probate

If you have been appointed as an Executor under a Will or are taking on the role of Administrator on an intestacy (when the deceased did not leave a Will), you will be undertaking a task that brings with it a host of responsibilities and obligations. These include but are not limited to:

  • Protecting assets until they are sold or transferred to beneficiaries.
  • Finalising all matters pertaining to Inheritance Tax, Income Tax and Capital Gains Tax.
  • Preparing and submitting an application to the Court for a Grant of Representation (Probate or Letters of Administration).
  • Ensuring all debts and liabilities of the estate are settled.
  • Distributing the estate in accordance with the deceased’s Will or according to the Rules of Intestacy.

Other Related Services

Making a Will

Making a Will allows you to specify what will happen to your assets on your death. Arranging to make a Will as well as an LPA means that you can go into later life assured that your interests are being protected, whatever is around the corner. Find out more about Making a Will.

Court of Protection

Executors deal with your Estate in the event of your death. You need to decide who you want to carry out the wishes expressed in your Will. We can help you with your decision and if you wish, a partner from the firm can act as your Executor. Find out more about our Court of Protection services.

Wills and Estate Disputes

If a dispute has arisen around an existing Will, and you would like help with this issue, you can find out more about our Will and Estate Disputes services here.


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Why Choose Fraser Dawbarns to Help You?

We offer a confidential and personalised service and are one of the largest and most well-established firms in the region. We care about our clients and will use our extensive legal expertise to give you total peace of mind that everything will be in order after your death.

We will advise you about everything from beginning to end throughout the Probate and Estate administration process.

Pricing Options

We offer a choice of pricing options to our clients. By offering the choice between undertaking work on either a fixed fee basis or at an hourly rate, we give you the freedom to pick the pricing option that best suits you.

Free Initial Consultation

We are happy to meet with you for a free of charge consultation. This will help us to understand your circumstances, find out what matters most to you and provide an estimate of the costs involved.

Giving you Total Peace of Mind

With offices in Wisbech, King’s Lynn, Downham Market, March and Ely we are close by if an urgent issue arises or if you need to sign something at short notice. If you need us to make a home or hospital visit, we will be pleased to come and see you.

If you would like any further advice on Probate or any related issues, get in touch now and see how we can help you.

Contact Us Today

Our team will help you from the beginning of your case to the end, giving you total peace of mind. If you would like friendly, client focused advice on a wide range of legal issues, get in touch and see how we can help you.

Call or email us today and find out how we can make your life easier. 

Wisbech: 01945 461456
March: 01354 602880
King's Lynn: 01553 666600
Ely: 01353 383483
Downham Market: 01366 383171
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