Wills & Probate Solicitors
The majority of us take steps to protect our wealth and other assets throughout our lives. But it’s just as important to ensure that they are protected in death.
It’s not something we like to think about, but getting your affairs in order now, will ensure your wishes are met, allowing you to provide for you family and loved ones.
Our experienced team of specialist Wills and Probate solicitors will work with you to ensure that your assets and wealth are passed on to those you have chosen. We’ll also help you to ensure that your estate is inherited in the way you want.
Planning for your death is never easy, but it’s essential. Let us help.
What is a Will?
A Will is a legal statement specifying how your wealth will be managed after your death.
What is Probate?
Probate is the legal process that takes place in order to manage the estate of someone who has died. It is a complex matter and each case is unique, so it’s vital you find the right support.
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Why Ackroyd Legal?
We’re committed to delivering the highest level of service, alongside fair, honest, and professional advice. Our job is to make your life easier, at every stage of the process. We’re ready to help you with any aspect of wills and probate.
Here are just some of the reasons to choose Ackroyd Legal for your wills and probate requirements:
We put you first
From the moment you get in touch, we put you first. Our skilled and experienced team of wills and probate experts will work hard to find the best solution for you and deliver the best possible outcome.
When you work with Ackroyd Legal, you pay a single, fixed fee. There’s no hidden costs or unexpected charges. We’ll provide you with a fixed quote before we start work and ensure you understand exactly what you’ll be paying, and what you’ll receive in return.
Communication is key
We listen to your needs, and we keep you in the loop at every stage of the process. When you work with us, you’ll be introduced to your own case handler, who will ensure are kept informed. They’ll always be on hand if you need them.
How we can help
Our Wills and Probate Services
Find out more about our Wills and Probate Services:
Contesting a Will
If you believe that you have an interest in the estate of the deceased, but weren’t named in the Will, you may be able to contest it. We’ll help you establish if you have a valid claim and advise you on the next steps.
Disclaimer of Interest
Sometimes, people want to give up their inheritance. This can be done through a Disclaimer of Interest. Our experts can help you assess your options and pursue the right course of action.
When someone dies without a legally binding Will, they are classed as intestate. This can be incredibly complex and difficult for those they leave behind. We’ll guide you through the process and resolve the matter as quickly and efficiently as possible.
Making and Amending a Will
It’s incredibly important to make a Will. Our specialist solicitors can take care of the entire process. We’ll prepare and draft your legally binding Will, ensuring it reflects your wishes.
Managing your Estate
Making plans to manage your estate after you pass away is incredibly important. We can guide you through the process, supporting you as you make complex and difficult decisions, including considerations such as Lasting Power of Attorney, Tax, Trusts, and Deprivation of Assets.
Probate is the legal process that takes place in order to manage the estate of someone who has died. Probate can be a complex matter and it’s important to get the right support. We’ll guide you every step of the way.
Searching for a Will
When someone dies, you’ll need to establish if they had made a valid, legally binding Will. We can support you through this process.
Inheritance tax and trusts planning can help minimise the Inheritance Tax burden on your beneficiaries. Using our expertise, we can help you do this legally and efficiently, for maximum savings.
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