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When you’ve gone … who will pick up the pieces?

Unfortunately, there are always issues that need to be resolved when someone passes away.

These issues could include:

  • Bank accounts that need to be closed
  • Bills that need to be paid
    Houses that need to be sold or transferred
  • Depending on what assets you own, your family may need to apply for a Grant of
  • Representation to allow them to deal with your affairs


Our specialist team will be able to guide your loved ones through this process and deal with the technical aspects of a person’s estate so that your family do not have added stress at such a difficult time.

We are able to assist you and your family by:

  • Making all necessary enquiries in order to determine what is in your Estate
  • Preparing the paperwork required to apply for a Grant of Representation
  • Collecting in all assets and making sure that all debts and liabilities are paid
  • Ensuring the Will is followed, or the Intestacy Laws are correctly applied


Our caring team appreciate and understand that a family death is a traumatic event and we are always ready to help and support our clients at this difficult time in their lives. Call us today to see how we can help you.

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Still have questions?

One of our expert solicitors would be happy to provide answers. Get in touch with Ward & Rider Solicitors today to speak to us, or to book a consultation.