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Being injured as a result of someone else’s negligence is a serious matter. It can have huge implications for you and your family. Our legal experts have a wealth of experience in handling personal injury cases.
It’s a sad fact that not all medical or dental treatment has a successful outcome. At Browell Smith & Co Solicitors our team of highly-skilled solicitors have the legal and medical expertise to assist you when you need it most.
Browell Smith & Co Solicitors’ experienced and dedicated family law team prides itself on providing outstanding service to our clients. We will listen to you, explain to you your options and we are committed to finding our clients the best possible outcome.
We understand organising your affairs for later life can be a daunting prospect. At Browell Smith & Co Solicitors our experts are here to make this process as straightforward as possible.
Browell Smith & Co Solicitors understand that moving home can be one of the most exciting but also most stressful times of your life. This is why we feel it’s important you have the right legal team to guide you through the process.
Browell Smith & Co Solicitors have been serving the North East for more than 20 years, helping over 160,000 clients through the good times, the sad times, in sickness and in health.
If someone dies where there is no will in place, this is known as dying intestate. The process of administering the estate can be complex and at Browell Smith & Co Solicitors our expert team can help you with this.
Usually a member of the immediate family (there may be more than one person who has an equal right to do this) will need to make an application for a Grant of Letters of Administration which is an official document, issued by a part of the court known as the Probate Registry, allowing administrators to administer the estate.
This gives the administrator the legal right to deal with the affairs of the person who has died and is determined by a set order of priority on which Browell Smith & Co Solicitors can provide you with the advice and support.
Administrators are responsible for making sure that the estate is administered correctly. If there is no valid Will, the administrator must follow the rules of intestacy. At Browell Smith & Co we can provide a fully bespoke service fitting your requirements from extracting the Grant of Letters of Administration to a full estate administration service where we can take on the entire administration depending upon your requirements.
Being an administrator is a heavy burden. It can be time-consuming and legally complex. For example, you have a responsibility to report to the Inland Revenue and the Probate Registry. You may also have to resolve disputes between family members.
Browell Smith & Co can help you with the task of obtaining letters of administration, dealing with the assets of the estate and ensuring that the wishes of the deceased are carried out. Often, we can help you finalise matters more quickly than you can on your own.
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Contact our expert team today to arrange a free initial consultation at any of our offices, in Newcastle, Cramlington, Ashington and Sunderland, or alternatively at your home, to discuss your particular requirements.
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