Letters of Administration
What happens if someone dies without a will?
If someone dies without having made a valid will, they are said to have died intestate. The Administration of Estate Act 1925 determines who is responsible for administrating the estate and who the beneficiaries are. This can be a complex process and of course it is very important that the correct persons administer the estate and the beneficiaries are correctly identified.
If you find yourself needing to look after a loved one’s estate once they’re gone, and no will has been made, then you may need to apply for Letters of Administration. This can be confusing, which is why we’re dedicated to helping you at each step. This process includes the payment of inheritance tax, as well as the distribution of the estate. With us, none of this will be confusing; we will make sure you are where you need to be.
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