At Wrigley Claydon we have a dedicated and approachable team with many years experience in helping clients deal with the affairs and offer legal support when someone dies.

Following a death, there are a number of practical and technical matters which have to be dealt with. We understand that this can be a difficult and traumatic time. Our team will provide good, honest, impartial advice in a professional and sympathetic manner, whilst acting efficiently.

As your solicitor we will help provide the legal expertise needed at this time.

The areas of support that you may require include:

  • The validity and effect of a Will
  • What to do if there is no Will
  • Obtaining a Grant of Probate
  • Calculating and Paying Inheritance Tax
  • Dealing with Income Tax and Capital Gains Tax
  • Varying the Will
  • Disputes between Beneficiaries

When someone dies, his/her property and financial affairs need to be dealt with. Who is authorised to do this is dependant on whether or not the deceased has made a Will.

As your Solicitor we can ensure all aspects are dealt with correctly and promptly and we deal with the Revenue directly on your behalf. All accounts are closed and the monies are received by this firm, all debts are paid, proper accounts are prepared and the monies are paid to the correct beneficiaries – identification of the correct beneficiaries can be problematic especially if there is no Will. We are fully insured.

We have prepared an information sheet that covers the main points about handling the affairs of someone after they have passed away with details of what the points above mean. You can download it for free by clicking on the link below:

Bereavement Information Sheet (323 downloads)

To talk to us about legal support when someone dies please call us on 0161 785 3572.

Team: Rachel Damianou and Jyoti Patel.