Useful resourcesand news BLOG Getting Probate during COVID-19 If you’re having to deal with the affairs of a deceased person during the pandemic, applying for probate needn’t be a headache or additional worry. Read More Probate Glossary We've written our YouCanDoProbate Probate and Wills glossary of terms to help you understand some of the key Probate phrases and terminology. Glossary Probate – How Much Does It Cost? Probate costs vary hugely depending which route you take. YouCanDoProbate helps you do probate yourself and save time and stress. Read More » What is Return of Estate? Part of probate is reporting the value of the deceased’s estate to HMRC to see if inheritance tax is due. Read More » What to do when you receive your Grant of Probate It’s time to distribute the deceased’s assets to the beneficiaries. Read More » The Truth about Fixed Price Probate Fixed fee services may not be as reasonable or necessary as they might first appear. You can do probate yourself. Read More » What is ICAEW Accreditation? It is a seal of approval of user friendliness and a guarantee of compliance for the software products awarded this prestigious accreditation. Read More » Probate Letters – Who Do I Need to Contact? You will need to contact all the organisations the deceased person had accounts with and let them know you are their representative. Read More » Probate – Do I need a Solicitor or Lawyer? No. For too long probate has been seen as the preserve of solicitors, banks and other providers who have been charging too much for too little. Read More » How to do Probate Yourself Applying for probate yourself doesn’t have to be complicated or time consuming. You don’t need to use a solicitor or other provider. Read More » What is a Grant of Representation? What is a grant of representation? The quick answer is; another word for probate. In technical terms, probate is just one type of grant of representation. Read More » Probate – Inheritance Tax Explained Inheritance tax is a tax on the value of a deceased person’s estate, the money, property and possessions they leave behind. Read More » What is Intestacy? If you die intestate – without a will – intestacy rules are used to work out who is entitled to a share of your estate. Read More » How to do Probate Without a Will First, make sure you’ve done a thorough search to try and find a will. Read More » Apply for Probate yourself, quickly and easily, using YouCanDoProbate Learn more Any questions?We're here to help you! Our friendly experts are available to answer your questions.Call 0800 689 1447 our lines are open 9am - 6pm, Monday to Saturday.