Probate/Administration of Estates

Probate Services in Birmingham and Solihull from Reilly & Co.

Reilly & Co solicitors are here to help you.

Experienced probate team are here to help you deal with the legal and financial matters of someone who has died whether or not that person has made a Will.

Our experienced probate team will advise you on:

  • The terms of the Will or (if there is no Will) on the application of the intestacy rules
  • Protecting property interests (including arranging insurances where appropriate)
  • Obtaining valuations of assets
  • Ensuring that all available tax reliefs are claimed and advising on possible tax mitigation strategies
  • Obtaining the grant of probate or letters of administration
  • Collecting in the assets of the estate, or transferring them to beneficiaries or trustees where appropriate
  • Completing all necessary tax returns
  • Ensuring that all tax and other liabilities are satisfied
  • Preparing the estate accounts detailing the assets and liabilities of the estate
  • Varying the entitlement under a Will (or an intestacy) by way of a Deed of Variation

We can also help with registering the death, arranging the funeral, dealing with vacant property, sorting out any outstanding liabilities and tracing and notifying beneficiaries.