This will vary depending on whether the deceased person had made a Will, if Probate is required, and the type of bequest that was made in the Will
Our coroner and inquest solicitors helped a client through the inquest process after her mother died in a nursing home following suspected negligent care.
The stress and anxiety caused by the accident contributed to a serious stroke, which prematurely ended our client’s career.
Always mark any written communications to your employer ‘Without Prejudice’ so that they cannot be used in any future legal proceedings.
The fact that you had Power of Attorney during someone’s lifetime doesn’t have any bearing on whether or not Probate is needed after their death.