Probate, Will writing, Estate administration & Lasting power of attorney

Reassuring and friendly professional legal services
offering expert advice and support through difficult times

Welcome to Probate and Wills Service

We specialise in providing individuals and families with clear, accessible and cost-effective practical legal advice in respect of Will Writing, Probate and Estate Administration, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection applications. We are specialists in handling the affairs of the deceased and drafting Wills.

We are proud to be accredited for providing friendly, efficient, supportive and professional advice when you need it most.

Peter Mieszkowski
Peter Mieszkowski
17:34 23 Jan 22
I had put off making a will and setting up Lasting Power of Attorneys for many years as the LPAs seemed particularly... fiddly to sort out. I got in touch with The Probate and Will Service and Louise asked for all the required details (far fewer that I had expected) and she sorted everything out very efficiently. Two short visits were needed where she explained everything in clear and helpful detail and that was it, job done. Many thanks to Louise for a swift and reasonably priced service.read more
Elaine Edwards
Elaine Edwards
16:03 13 Jan 22
An excellent firm with exceptional service. Louise has a wealth of experience and knowledge when it comes to writing... wills, sorting out the interminable probate, liaising with solicitors/estate agents and tying up estates. She was a pleasure to work with being very efficient and thorough, as well as being friendly, calm and had an unending supply of optimism. I thoroughly recommend this firm and would happily use them again.read more
John Ford
John Ford
19:04 26 Sep 21
Louise provided an exemplary service througout - handling probate for both my parents. Louise was wonderful to deal... with, providing sensitive, informed and professional advice. Communications were excellent, responses prompt and Louise thoroughly took the stress out of all situations. I thoroughly recommend.read more
Marina Iljina
Marina Iljina
21:32 14 Sep 21
Inspirational! Great audio guide.
Kevin Cubbage
Kevin Cubbage
15:17 18 Nov 20
I found Louise tremendously helpful and responsive throughout the whole process. Her advice and administration were... excellent. Nothing was ever too much trouble. Excellent value for money. Highly recommended. I wouldn't hesitate to use her again.read more
Alex Jenkins
Alex Jenkins
10:20 04 Jan 20
Having looked at a few Probate Services, Louise's kindness, professionalism and understanding really stood out amongst... the very corporate competition. This initial trust was well placed because the service was flawless. The complicated pile of correspondents we handed across was distilled into very clear components and the whole process simplified. This was invaluable at a difficult time. Highly recommended.read more
Annette Sykes
Annette Sykes
12:29 04 Sep 19
Your service was excellent. Thank you so much.Louise was very friendly, helpful and extremely professional.Would... highly recommend.read more
Silvia SB Bluejay
Silvia SB Bluejay
21:20 23 Jun 19
Louise is extremely knowledgeable, very helpful and patient, and does not use impenetrable legalese to write a legally... tight document. You won't need to get a solicitor to translate your own will to you. Highly recommended.read more
Sven Magnusson
Sven Magnusson
09:19 03 Apr 18
Thanks so much Louise, you've taken a big weight off our minds! Our situation was pretty complex, Louise broke it all... down into simple to understand chunks and did everything so professionally and quickly that we were really happy with both the work done, the price we paid and the speed with which she turned it all around. We will be recommending her services to everyone we know!read more
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Probate & Estate Administration

Probate involves procedures and complex forms. We take care of the process from start to finish by:

  • Visiting you where possible to explain what needs to be done
  • Contacting everyone who needs to know about the death
  • Advising you on inheritance tax
  • Applying for Grant of Probate or Letters of Administration

Will Writing

As members of the Institute of Professional Willwriters we offer a professional Will writing service which includes:

  • Helping you plan how your estate - including money, possessions and property - should be distributed after death
  • Making sure your beneficiaries don't pay unnecessary tax
  • Meeting at your home or our offices

Lasting Power of Attorney

An LPA makes sure that your affairs are handled the way you'd like them to be if you can no longer make decisions. We can help by:

  • Explaining in detail how LPAs work
  • Discussing your plans
  • Completing the paperwork
  • Helping with the registration and procedures for taking over your affairs