What is Probate?
Probate is the process by which it is confirmed that a Will is valid and approved by the Supreme Court.
What is a Grant of Probate?
A grant of probate provides the executor the authority to handle the assets of the estate. An executor is a legal term that refers to the person named by the maker of a Will, or nominated by the testator, that is responsible for carrying out the directions o the Will. Typically, the executor is the team that is responsible for offering the Will for probate.
Do I need a Probate Lawyer?
Often, executing upon a Will comes at a difficult time for your family and other loved ones. At MacKellars Lawyers, we understand how hard this time can be, especially if you're still grieving the loss of your loved one. For this reason, we believe it's best to seek out a Probate Lawyer to best assist you in ensuring the smooth execution of Will, handling of debts, and the distribution of the estate.
Why MacKellars Lawyers?
MacKellars Lawyers prides itself on providing legal services to people and businesses in a friendly, professional and personal manner. We use the latest technology to keep your costs to a minimum while providing you with exceptional service and reliable practical advice.
We understand the need for plain English to make your understanding that much easier. We’re available 7 days a week and after hours by appointment. We can even come to you at your home or office at no extra cost. (Conditions may apply.)
As always, MacKellars prides ourselves on communicating law clearly and without jargon, so that you're informed and aware of what's happening at every stage. We put your best interests first to ensure the best outcome for you, your family, and your loved ones. We also are able to help with drafting and professionally preparing a Will, so when the time comes, your estate is acted upon in line with your final wishes.