Probate & Estate Administration
Probate Solicitors

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Fixed Probate Fees and a Sympathetic Ear when You Need it Most

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Co-operative Legal Services are one of the largest providers of Probate & Estate Administration services in England & Wales.

We have over 150 Probate Solicitors and Specialists working to provide closure for bereaved family and friends as soon as possible.
To suit different circumstances and budgets we offer 3 different Probate services and we'll price match any like for like Probate quote.

Probate Complete Service
Fixed Fees from £1,450+VAT (£1,740)

Probate Complete Service includes a face to face meeting with a probate consultant and a dedicated case handler to support you from start to finish. We take full responsibility for getting the Grant of Probate and for dealing with all legal, tax (excluding VAT), property and estate administration affairs.

Probate Assist Service
Fixed Fee from £699+VAT (£838.80)

With our Probate Assist service we apply for the Grant of Probate and we complete the correct Inheritance Tax (IHT) form for you. We'll then send you the documents enabling you to deal with the estate administration yourself. 

You are responsible for all legal and financial affairs.

Probate Self Service
Fixed Price £249+VAT (£298.80)

Our DIY Probate kit includes an easy to understand help guide and example templates and forms required for you to get the Grant of Probate and to administer the deceased’s estate yourself

You are responsible for all legal and financial affairs.

Compare our Three Probate Services

For free initial advice call our Probate Solicitors on 0330 606 9584 or contact us and we will help you.

At Co-operative Legal Services we help and support thousands of bereaved individuals and families that come to us from Co-operative Funeralcare. As part of The Co-operative, our values of openness, honesty, social responsibility and caring for others are core to the service we provide.

“My probate case handler has understood all the problems we have encountered, resolving the Estate in a timely manner. I can safely say she has been a rock to my family.” M. P., Hampshire.

Our Probate team includes more than 20 Probate Solicitors and 130 trained Probate Consultants, Case Handlers and Advisors who are trusted to deal with over £500 million in estates every year.

With our Probate Complete Service a local Probate Consultant can meet with you at home or another location, and we take full responsibility for completing the estate administration process for you.

“I would like to thank you for making the whole process as stress free as you have. I am very grateful.” V. O., Rhyl.

Our Probate team also includes members of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). 
All STEP members are subject to an extensive Code of Professional Conduct, requiring them at all times to act with integrity and in a manner that inspires the confidence, respect and trust of their clients and of the wider community.

Call our Probate Solicitors on 0330 606 9584 or contact us online and we will call you.

“My probate case handler was professional, kind, compassionate, approachable, patient, strong and clear in her communications with me. She has outstanding relationship skills sparing a widow a lot of unnecessary worry during this process." L. B., Nottingham.

Local Probate Consultants are available in England & Wales only for our Probate Complete Service.

Co-operative Legal Services is Authorised and Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

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