This is a service for anyone who is applying for probate or is facing contentious probate.

HOW IT WORKS

The Probate Network is a network of probate practitioners across England and Wales. When you ask a question using the form below we circulate the Network.  Only when a member confirms that they want to answer your question do we provide your name and contact details. It’s a simple and effective way to find a probate specialist that can help.

PROBATE

In the case of probate queries the service is only available subject to certain conditions.

  • You are an Executor named in the Will or the next of kin of the deceased.
  • A Probate Practitioner has not already been instructed in relation to probate

CONTESTED PROBATE

The contentious probate free consultation is available subject to conditions.

  • You are the Executor or Administrator of an Estate defending a potential claim.

OR

  • A beneficiary who is contesting a will on one of the following grounds.
    • Claims under The Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975. In otherwords you are not currently receiving anything from the estate but you were financially dependent on the deceased
    • Suspicion of fraud or duress during the will making process
    • Suspicions that at the time the Will was made, the deceased lacked mental capacity.

COMPLETE THE QUICK AND SIMPLE FORM TO SUBMIT YOUR QUESTION

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Is your question related to contested or non-contested probate? *
Are you a person with the authority to deal with the estate? e.g. The Executor or the next of kin of the deceased *
Are you an Executor, Administrator (or next of kin) or Beneficiary *
Has a probate specialist already been appointed in relation to this probate?
Do you have the Grant of Probate or Letters of Administration?
What is the approximate value of the estate? *
How many probate specialists would you like us to send your contact details to?