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Recommendation for good estate administration (Probate) in Berkshire, Bucks

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MCC1 Mon 26-Jun-17 18:46:14

Would be really grateful for any recommendations for good probate solicitor- someone who is quick but thorough but won't charge the earth and won't take advantage. Thanks so much.

kath6144 Tue 27-Jun-17 21:30:12

Are you an executor? If so, my first question to you is, why cant you do probate yourself, it is very straightforward, I really don't understand people using solicitors unless it is a very complicated estate? If it isn't straightforward, then fair enough, but even with inheritance tax to pay, it isn't hard.

I did my mums probate last year, nothing complicated about it.

justgivemeamo Tue 27-Jun-17 22:11:21

It can be chicken and egg though Kath how do you know how complicated it will be until you start? Maybe the deceased recommended one?

Op I have been own executor recently and it wasn't too bad but DH helped a lot with figures and so on. It was slightly complicated...but nothing too bad. Lots of advice on here if you had any specific issues..

MCC1 Wed 28-Jun-17 12:56:29

For various family dynamic reasons I cannot do myself but I agree be good if I could. Any recommendations for a good probate solicitor who won't take advantage would be greatly appreciated.

mumblechum0 Wed 28-Jun-17 14:57:47

Try Alex at the LGP in Marlow.

mumblechum0 Wed 28-Jun-17 14:59:12

(Probably should have said that I'm a Willwriters myself and always recommend LGP for probate Local clients)

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