Transfer of Property on Death

Transfer of Property on Death

Ever wonder what happens to your property when you die? Well, it all depends on how the property was owned during your lifetime. If you currently own property as joint proprietors with another person, this property will go to the surviving proprietor on the death of one.  When this happens, we would complete an Application…

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What happens after Probate?

What happens after Probate?

Once it has been determined that a Grant of Representation is required and it has been obtained, it is now time to deal with the assets of the estate. The first step is for the executors to decide what to do with each asset. Any assets that have been specifically gifted to a beneficiary will…

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When Is Probate Needed?

One of the main questions we get asked by clients is ‘do I need to get Probate?’. The answer is not always a simple yes or no. To determine whether or not probate is needed we need to look at what assets were held by the deceased at the time of their death. Before banks…

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