Wills and Probate FAQs

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How long after death do you get an inheritance?

It usually takes between 9 and 12 months after the death to complete the probate process and receive inheritance.

However, it can take longer if the estate is complex or if there are disputes among the heirs.

If you are the executor of the estate, it is your responsibility to distribute the assets according to the terms of the will.

If there is no will, then the assets will be distributed according to the law.

Whether you have a will or not, you will still need to apply for either probate or letters of administration from the court.

Probate is the legal process of proving that a will is valid.

If there is no will, then letters of administration are required in order to distribute the assets.

The probate process can be complex and time-consuming, so it is important to have patience and to consult with an experienced probate solicitor near you.

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