Estate Administration

26th July 2018

What does being a Trustee involve?

Because trust funds do not belong to the Trustees personally, as they are holding the funds for the beneficiaries, the law places heavy duties and a high standard of care upon Trustees. Being a trustee is not a responsibility that you should take lightly as there is a lot you need to know as well […]

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19th June 2017

The Grant Application

Once you have all valuations for the assets and liabilities in the estate as at the date of death, you have everything you need to begin putting together the application to obtain the Grant of Probate or Grant of Letters of Administration. The Grant of Probate or Grant of Letters of Administration (collectively known as […]

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12th June 2017

Distribution of an estate

Once you have collected in all estate assets and settled all the estates tax affairs and any outstanding liabilities or disbursements, you will then be able to begin distributing the estate in accordance with the terms of the Will, or in line with the rules of intestacy. Distribution of any estate assets is provisional upon […]

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