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We’ll give you a fixed-fee quote with no obligation and a price-match guarantee.
We take care of everything and take on full legal and financial responsibility, so you’re protected.
We’re experts at administering estates and can prepare probate applications in as little as a week

We’re probate experts

Here’s why people recommend us as the best probate service

How our fixed-fee probate service works

Three easy steps to administer an estate
A quick chat with our friendly team
We’ll give you a fixed-fee quote with a price match guarantee. It takes about 10 minutes and there’s no obligation to use us.
We’ll administer the estate
If you want to proceed, our team of legal experts will take on every step of the probate and estate administration process, so you won’t have to do a thing.
We’ll distribute the estate
We’ll release funds, assets and property as they become available. Once the estate is settled, we’ll provide a final account.
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Why choose our fixed-fee probate service?
Our expert team of probate professionals has helped thousands of families, distributing over £1 billion in inheritance.
What you see is what you’ll pay
We'll give you a fixed-fee probate quote up-front, based on the information you give us - not a percentage or an hourly rate.
We’ll take care of everything
While some probate lawyers and solicitors only apply for the grant of probate, we do everything involved in settling the estate.
You and your family are protected
When we settle an estate, our probate service also takes on full legal and financial responsibility. You’re fully covered, at no extra cost.
Access your inheritance earlier
We work with professionals to help you access your inheritance earlier - you spend less time waiting.
There’s no deposit
Money is the last thing you want to worry about when a loved one dies. So we don’t ask for a deposit: we’ll take our fee later on.
We’ll keep you in the loop
We offer 24/7 online tracking and a dedicated personal representative for every account, so you’ll always know what’s going on.
Our extended estate administration service also includes
The legal extras
Specialist tax advice
No matter how complex, our experts are here to help
Setting up trusts in will
We will set up any trusts(e.g. for children) required by the will
Instrument of variation
We can arrange to have the inheritance redirected
Registration and transfer of property
We will handle all requirements for inherited property
Income tax work
We will complete all returns for the tax-year
Ensuring you get the most
Specialist people-tracing expertise
We can help find missing beneficiaries
Detailed asset valuation services
Valuation of furniture, possessions and specialist items
Overseas asset repatriation
Selling assets and moving funds to your home country
Share indemnity expertise
We will help with indemnities for lost share certificates
Supporting and helping you
Arranging for pets to be rehomed
We will find a suitable home for any pets left behind
Arranging postal redirection
We will arrange and pay for redirection through Royal Mail
Cancelling or transferring utilities
We can cancel all utilities associated with the deceased’s property
Specialist empty property insurance
We will arrange and pay for the property insurance for 12 months
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Your FAQs on probate services in the UK

What is probate?
What is a fixed-fee probate service?
Do I need probate?
There’s no will - what do I do?
Don’t I need a probate solicitor to do probate?
I already have a family solicitor for probate...

What is probate?

Probate is a legal term often used to describe the entire process of settling someone’s estate when they die. It can also simply refer to the process of applying for, and receiving, a grant of probate: a legal document that can be used to prove your right to administer an estate.

Many probate solicitors and specialists offer a full service - getting the grant, gathering up the estate and transferring it on to those who should inherit. Others just deal with the grant application. Here at Beyond, we can do both: just tell us what you need, and our expert legal team will take care of it.

What is a fixed-fee probate service?

While some probate solicitors will charge you an hourly rate, or take a percentage of the estate, we will give you a quote up-front, right at the beginning. This quote is valid for 30 days while you decide if we’re a good fit for you.

Our quotes are based on what you tell us about what you need. Perhaps it’s just help getting the grant of representation, or maybe you’d like us to sell a home or help you rehome pets. Whatever it is, we can take care of it.

If what you need changes, we’ll happily give you an updated quote at any stage.

Find out more about solicitors’ fees for probate and how we compare here.

Do I need probate?

If it’s a small estate, you may not need a grant of probate to access things like bank accounts. If you are the spouse of someone who has died, and all property, assets and funds were held jointly, you will also likely be able to access the estate without one.

But there are a lot of other things to think about when it comes to settling the estate - making sure that tax forms are filled out correctly, notifying the right companies, paying debts, setting up trusts and any number of other small details. We can help with that.

When you call our probate helpline, we’ll ask you a few simple questions to check whether you really need professional help, and if so, which of our probate services best fits your situation. And if you don’t need us - the call hasn’t cost you a thing.

Find out more about when probate is required here.

There’s no will - what do I do?

When someone dies without leaving a will (known as dying ‘intestate’), their estate is inherited by their closest living relative - usually their spouse or their children.

The probate process is much the same, except that letters of administration are applied for instead of a grant of probate (see above). You can still use a probate service to sort out the estate.

Don’t I need a probate solicitor to do probate?

There is no requirement to use a solicitor for probate. We do have qualified legal and financial specialists on our team who have helped thousands of families through the probate process. However, we don’t call ourselves probate solicitors or lawyers, because our team is made up of all kinds of experts, all of whom handle probate all day, every day.

Legally, anyone can take on the responsibility of probate administration, although many prefer to leave this complicated and stressful task to a professional.

I already have a family solicitor for probate...

It’s a good idea to compare probate professionals on price and the services they include before settling on one. You can change your probate provider even if your family solicitor is named as one of the executors in the will.

When comparing will and probate services, helpful questions to ask are: the professional / solicitor’s fees for probate; whether that fee is a percentage of the estate, an hourly rate, or a fixed fee; whether the fee will increase in the event of a claim or complication; and what they will do in return for that fee.

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