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Need help with probate?

If you’re not sure where to start, give us a call and we’ll:
  • Help you understand your role in the probate process, and the first steps to take
  • Confirm whether the estate is straightforward or a bit more complicated, based on the information you provide
  • Confirm if our fixed fee probate service could help you 

Simplifying the probate process

Dealing with the estate of someone who has died can be daunting, but Which? Legal Probate is here to help.


Probate is the process of dealing with someone’s estate after they have died.

One in three people choose to carry out probate themselves, avoiding the expense of using a solicitor. If you opt for DIY probate, we can help make the process simpler and easier.

The Which? Legal Probate service is designed to guide you through the process from start to finish. You’ll get unlimited telephone and email access to our team of probate specialists, who can answer any questions you have and give you the confidence to complete the probate process.

You’ll also receive a comprehensive probate pack breaking the process down into four simple steps. The pack includes checklists and timelines to help you keep track of progress plus all the essential probate forms and letter templates you’ll need. To access the checklist now, click on the image below.

Your essential probate checklist

Breaks down every stage of the process into manageable tasks