When someone is appointed as an Executor of an estate, they have a legal responsibility to complete the administration process. So, what happens if they pass away before all tasks are complete?
Kings Court Trust’s blog explains what a chain of representation is and provides an example case. To help your clients understand how it works, the blog answers:
- Why is it important not to break the chain of representation?
- Is it possible to fix a broken chain of representation?
- How do I apply for the Grant De Bonis Non?
- Why is it important to have a valid Will as an Executor?
Kings Court Trust is an award-winning estate administration provider that takes care of the practicalities after death. Their full suite of estate administration solutions is designed to support all families. By providing free, practical advice on the next steps following a bereavement, they can support your clients and add value to your business.
- Regulated by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW)
- Trusted provider of estate administration for large UK-listed companies
- Offer a generous referral fee for referrals that result in business
- Provide access to a unique portal for support and updates on cases
- Fixed and transparent pricing
- Free, secure document storage for important client documents
- In-house legal and tax experts to advise on any situation
The Kings Court Trust model is also geared towards the introduction of potential new clients. Provided that consent is given by the beneficiaries of an estate, they’ll be introduced back to your firm.
This article was submitted to be published by Kings Court Trust as part of their advertising agreement with Today’s Wills and Probate. The views expressed in this article are those of the submitter and not those of Today’s Wills and Probate.