Intestacy Rules – Solicitors in Gosforth Serving Newcastle upon Tyne, the North East and Nationally
When someone dies, it needs to be established who has the right to administer the estate which essentially means to deal with the deceased’s property, money and possessions. It is understood how difficult a time this can be so let us assist by taking on any administrative burdens for you and your family in a professional yet sensitive way.
The intestacy rules apply when no Will has been left by a deceased. They establish who is entitled to deal with the deceased’s assets (their “estate”) and who should inherit.
*Executors and Administrators must be aware that they face PERSONALLY LIABILITY if the estate is not administered properly *
For example, they would have to personally pay any beneficiary who does not receive the share of the estate that they are entitled to.
Ignorance of the beneficiary’s right or even their existence is no defence and there is an expectation that an estate administration will be conducted with due diligence.
It is therefore vital that if you your loved one dies you obtain legal advice immediately to ensure security, not just for you but the estate and all other interested parties also.
At Birch & Co we have Specialist Solicitors who understand how difficult talking about such matters can be. As a result you can be sure we will deal with you in a sensitive and friendly manner, all the while ensuring a professional and efficient service is given. Call us on 0191 284 5030 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Our specialist private client solicitor Rebecca Griffiths is a member of the Society of Estate Practitioners, a worldwide professional association for those advising families across generations.
We are based in Gosforth with parking facilities as well as easy access to the Metro at Regent Centre and a bus stop outside the office. We strongly recommend that you contact us before you start the estate administration so that we can help guide you further. We can save you a lot of money and stress.
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“Rebecca Griffiths gave us a wonderful service, always there to advise us with either a telephone call or email. We were always made aware of what was happening. Thank you very much”
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