Administration of Estates
Through many years of experience, Hart Reade’s Probate Department in Eastbourne, Hailsham, Polegate and Meads in East Sussex are able to provide a sympathetic, thoughtful and efficient service in the administration of estates.
We ensure the process is carried out as quickly as possible and at a cost which is proportionate to the value of the estate and the complexity of the matter. We aim to involve the family and beneficiaries where appropriate and we provide them with all necessary information about the administration.
Our solicitors are able to offer a full range of services. We can assist with dealing with matters up to obtaining the Grant of Probate or provide a full administration service. We will be pleased to discuss all options with you at the first appointment and can tailor our service to meet your needs.
Help with Probate
We provide expert guidance on:
- Advising on the assets which form part of the estate and arranging valuations of the assets
- Preparation of the Inheritance Tax papers and application for Grant of Probate
- Calculation of Inheritance Tax, advising on raising and paying the same and dealing with HM Revenue and Customs queries and processes
- Realisation or transfer of assets
- Preparation of Estate Accounts and dealing with tax issues during the administration period
Probate Solicitors in East Sussex
We are based in Eastbourne, and have offices in South Street and Meads, as well as Hailsham and Polegate in East Sussex. We can also visit you in your own home, or a hospital or nursing home, if your circumstances require.
There are complex and delicate matters which can arise during an administration such as claims against the estate, division of personal chattels, tax considerations and dealing with a wide variety of assets and institutions. Our experience, and the personal service we provide, help to overcome such difficulties.
To discuss matters further or to make an appointment please contact us.
Eastbourne 01323 727321
Hailsham 01323 841481
Polegate 01323 487051
Meads 01323 407577
Alternatively, please complete the contact form below.
Please note the above is for information purposes only and is intended to be a short summary. It should not be treated as a comprehensive guide and should not be acted on without qualified legal advice.