Probate & Estate Administration
Probate Solicitors

Free Initial Advice without the Jargon

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

0330 606 9584

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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.

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 2 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.

* Plus Disbursements

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

Our DIY Probate kit includes Step-by step instructions and example templates and forms required to get the Grant of Probate, or the Letters of Administration if there is no Will, and to deal with the Estate Administration yourself.

You are responsible for all legal and financial affairs.

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Latest Probate News & Articles

September 2015

3 Ways to Reduce Probate Solicitor Fees

Here are three simple ways that people in England and Wales can save thousands of pounds in Probate and Estate Administration fees: Do not pay a percentage of the Estate's va…

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August 2015

Probate Estate Administration Case Study

The family of the deceased were contacted by our Probate advice and support team following the funeral of a lady we shall refer to as Mrs B. Details of Mrs. B's estate were di…

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August 2015

Probate Case Study - £18,000 Inheritance Tax Saved

Probate Solicitor - Rachel Chenery “When I initially looked at this case, from the list of assets and liabilities, it looked like Inheritance Tax (IHT) would be payable on the…

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August 2015

How to Deal with Personal Possessions in Your Will

Many people think that having a Will is a ‘simple’ matter of distributing the ‘big’ things such as your property or car, to your beneficiaries. The legal dispute between Susan…

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July 2015

Probate - Who Has a Claim to the Estate?

When someone dies, their Will usually sets out how their estate should be divided. It normally takes around 9-12 months for the Executor appointed in the Will to deal with the…

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June 2015

Simple Steps to Administering an Estate

When someone passes away, there are certain steps that must be taken when dealing with the ‘estate’ they leave behind. This might not necessarily include bricks and mortar pro…

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