In many cases as part of the estate administration, property may need to be valued or sold. We can complete the sale transaction through our Residential Conveyancing team, helping to simplify the process. It may be there are complications over the title of any property, and again our team can investigate and help to resolve any issues. We also have close links with numerous chartered surveyors to facilitate the valuation process.
If as a result of the estate administration there are investments to be reviewed and managed, we are able to refer you to the team of investment advisers at Raymond James Investment Services Limited, Weald of Kent branch, who will be able to offer you comprehensive investment advice. Raymond James Weald of Kent is headed by Mark Beaney, Branch Principal, who has worked with Whitehead Monckton for many years.
Disputes can happen
There are instances where the estate administration is not completed amicably. It may be some family members do not feel the executors carried out their duties correctly or that individuals were not given adequate provision. With more complex family arrangements case of contentious probate are becoming more common. We have a specialist team dealing with these types of disputes and can assist you, whether you are the executor completing the administration or someone who feels the administration has not been correctly handled. See our “Disputes about Wills and Estates” page for more details.