Divorce & Family
We are a leading team of Divorce and Family Solicitors with our specialist divorce solicitors providing expert advice about divorce and separation.
Our property lawyers will explain every step of the conveyancing process, and make it as professional, swift and seamless as possible.
Poole Alcock Wills & Probate solicitors understand that you need to plan ahead to help protect your assets. You need to have peace of mind that your wishes are respected and all measures are in place to avoid the government taking a substantial proportion of your hard-earned assets.
Our fully qualified, highly experienced probate solicitors are providing a complete online legal service with no physical contact that can be accessed from anywhere in the country.
We will offer a supportive and understanding approach and can meet with you remotely, over telephone or video conferencing to ensure that your case progresses through the COVID-19 lockdown.
We can offer a free initial consultation with one of our probate lawyers – simply call us or complete the contact form below. We also offer fixed fees, so the costs do not escalate over time.
If you would like a free consultation to discuss your options, please complete the contact form below or call us for free on 0800 389 7093.
The first step is to gather together all of your loved ones financial informations including bank accounts. It is now possible to apply for a lot of this information online, if you are concerned about social distancing.
We will use the information to complete the relevant inheritance tax declarations and the Probate application forms. These will need to be signed by you to enable us to apply for the Grant of Probate.
We will receive the Grant of Probate from the District Probate Registry which will allow us to settle your loved one’s estate and distribute it according to their wishes.
In the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic in 2020 and the lockdown of UK citizens, law firms were forced to rethink the way that they provided their traditional services and functions.
At Poole Alcock, we have always been able to offer a remote service and we can offer advice through telephone consultations, video conferencing or e-mail. We understand that losing a loved one is a very difficult time, made all the worse by the requirement to stay at home during this crisis. We can support you and take the legal burden off your shoulders. We are able to carry out all meetings over telephone or video conferencing and provide all documents to you by e-mail, if this is your preference.
We offer a ‘grant only’ service where we will prepare all documentation and help you to obtain the Grant of Probate. We offer fixed fees for this service which start at £1,000 (plus VAT).
We also offer a full estate administration service. For this our fixed fee is calculated with reference to the gross estate value as follows:
Please note that for small estates where the gross value is below £100,000, the fixed fee will be based on a 5% charge.
Our lawyers are experienced in providing a remote service for clients that are unable to leave their home. We can carry out the entire estate administration process by e-mail, telephone or video-conference.
Our lawyers are all experienced in probate and estate administration work and are consistently recommended by their clients.
We have lawyers who are members of the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE).
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Please submit your information and a member of the Poole Alcock team will respond to you as soon as possible. If you have a quick question, please feel free to call 0800 470 0334.
Claire and the team were extremely helpful, polite & professional at all times but still managed to be approachable and friendly. I would not hesitate to recommend them.
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