People often ask whether an estate will ‘go to Probate’, although many are unclear exactly what this means. A Grant of Probate (or Letters of Administration if there is no Will) authorises the Executor to administer the estate by collecting in...
Whilst cohabiting couple do not have the same rights as married couple when they separate, the Courts do have the power to determine in what shares a property is owned and if a property should be sold.
This area of law is complex and legal assistance if often required is disputes arise regarding the family home.
We are very experienced in helping clients resolve these issues either by agreement or, if necessary, by making an application to the court.