How we’ve helped our clients

A Sole Trader Who Loved Cats

A Sole Trader Who Loved Cats

Our Estate Administration & Probate team acted as executors with a lay executor for a generous patron who lived in the Chester area, who loved his cats and wanted to be cremated with the remains of his former feline companions.

He didn’t have any close family and we were involved in arranging his funeral in accordance with his wishes, rehoming his sole surviving cat and then sorting out his business and personal effects which were sold.

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A Generous Testator

A Generous Testator

Our Estate Administration & Probate team acted as executors for a generous patron of the arts and science in the Manchester area who was also an avid collector of fine art. He left most of his estate to a number of both national and local charities but also left a share of his estate in a form of Trust.

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A Home-made Will & a Millionaire

A Home-made Will & a Millionaire

Our Estate Administration & Probate team were approached by the executor and main beneficiary of a home-made Will where the person who died was a neighbour with considerable wealth, but had no family and had become good friends with our client over the years.

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Being an ExecutorContentious ProbateDeeds of VariationEstate Administration & ProbateEstate Administration DisputesFinancial DisputesGrant of Probate service and estate administration costsIntestacyProbate ChecklistWill DisputesWills, Trusts & Probate