Probate Solicitors in Eastbourne

The death of a loved one is an emotionally difficult time and dealing with the legal and tax formalities that follow can be challenging. If you are appointed as an executor of a Will, or a close family member has died without having made a Will and you are needed to act as administrator, we can help.
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Probate and Estate Administration

All estates are different, but all place a personal responsibility on the executor or administrator. Most estate administrations involve a range of formal steps that must be carried out, often within strict timescales, and which can have significant financial consequences.

Further details can be found in our guidance notes Duties of a Personal Representative and What is a Grant, when is it needed and who can apply?

Expert Legal Advice

Instructing a Solicitor to administer an estate on your behalf affords you the peace of mind of knowing that your legal obligations are being met, creditors are paid, taxes are settled and that the estate beneficiaries receive their full entitlements at the earliest opportunity.

How can we help?

At MCT Solicitors we recognise the importance to you of having confidence that the person who deals with your matter has the legal expertise needed. Having spent over 15 years as a Solicitor specialising in drafting Wills and administering estates, Joe Richardson has considerable experience dealing with all aspects of estate administration, both acting on behalf of executors and administrators, as well as being personally appointed as a professional executor while a Partner and Head of Department for a large East Sussex practice. Joe will act for you personally and will be very happy to help and support you as much or as little as may be required.

Probate & Estate Administration Costs

The costs and timescales of administering an estate all differ, as estates themselves differ, for a variety of reasons. Full details of our charging structure for estate administration as well as details of the work we are able to undertake at a fixed fee are set out on our Price Transparency page.

Book a Free Consultation

If you would like assistance at this difficult time, please contact Joe Richardson on 01323 401401 or by email at to arrange a free 15-minute consultation to discuss your needs. We can also assist with Power of Attorney cases and Will writing.