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After death, a Will needs to be submitted for probate, particularly when financial institutions like banks or investment companies are involved. These companies typically require legal recognition from the probate registry before they can release funds to the executor/personal representative named in the Will. If there is no Will, an administrator must be appointed through the probate registry to distribute your assets and pay your debts. Asking the registrar to appoint an administrator can cost at least an extra $2,500 in legal fees.

Talk to our team today to help your probate process go smoothly. We offer “pay-as-you-go” and “flat fee” payment options–no retainers required.

When it comes to estate planning, hiring an experienced probate lawyer in Halifax, Dartmouth and Bedford can make all the difference. Our Halifax probate lawyers will handle all responsibilities with respect to managing and distributing your estate.  To avoid any legal implications, it is important to get the advice and support of a probate lawyer.

At Brookshire Law, we have ample experience and we will guide you through the entire process. Talk to our team today–we’re ready to help.

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Probate Services

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Probate the Will

Make application for probate and obtain copies of the grant of probate from the registry

Safeguard Estate Assets

Locate and protect estate assets

Family Politics

Make application for probate and obtain copies of the grant of probate from the registry

Tax Preparation

Assist and ensure that the relevant estate taxes are paid in a timely manner.

Identify Debts

Identify and pay the legitimate debts that burden the estate.

Distribute the estate

Distribute the estate as per the Will and provide a full accounting to the beneficiaries

Establish trusts

Establish trusts of children or those named in the Will

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