Day: April 9, 2015

More people are dying alone than ever before

Our work at Finders International means we often work to trace the rightful heirs to the estates of those who have died alone and intestate. Dying alone is an increasing phenomenon, and Bridget Jones put it astutely – voicing a horror of dying alone, only to be found three weeks later half-eaten by an Alsatian. […]

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10 things every probate solicitor needs to know

Probate is the process required to get the court’s permission to deal with a dead person’s estate – collecting up assets, paying off any debts and distributing assets to the rightful heirs. If the person who has died has left a valid will, the will usually names the executors (i.e. those responsible for dealing with […]

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