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Contentious probate – what are the rules?

When a person dies, the time it takes to sort out their estate can vary dramatically. If the deceased left clear instructions in the form of a detailed Will and the content is not contested then probate can be completed very quickly. However, if someone dies intestate (without having a Will) or the Will is…

Making a complaint about a deputy or attorney

When someone is unable to take care of their own affairs, they will often have a deputy or attorney appointed to look after their interests on their behalf. That can cover a broad range of decisions relating to medical treatment and financial management. Deputies are appointed by the Court of Protection when an individual’s capacity…

Continuing to help make Wills

The outbreak of Coronavirus has resulted in a new way of living for many of us. Linder Myers is committed to continuing to provide an excellent service to our clients, even in this time of uncertainty. Changing or updating your Will If you would like to change or amend your Will, we remain open and…

Probate jargon buster

Recognising that  Probate is a very complex area of law. We aim to always speak to our clients in jargon-free language wherever possible. Below are some common terms that are used in these cases. Administrator The person who deals with (or administers) the estate of someone who has died intestate (ie without a Will). Child…