Welcome to IWC Probate Services

IWC specialise in Probate, Letters of Administration, Genealogy & Heir hunting. Our in house team of specialist probate practitioners provide low-cost probate services Nationwide. Our fees are fixed and agreed in advance; we can either complete the application or take care of the entire process on your behalf.

We can also help you with all aspects of estate planning, will writing, online wills, medallion guarantees, probate reseals, power of attorney and inheritance tax avoidance.

Simply contact us to arrange your free consultation, we’ll discuss the best options for you and can draft any documents you require.

Probate can be a very complex task but we can help you and we offer guaranteed fixed fees for Probate and Letters of Administration.

We can take on the whole estate administration process alternatively if you prefer we can deal with limited aspects of the work involved such as completing the Probate application forms for you.

For more info call us on 0800 612 6105 or call 020 8150 2010
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We offer a low-cost, fixed fee service for Letters of Administration 

A full service, we can complete all necessary papers in order to apply for the Letters of Administration on your behalf, we take care of everything including dealing directly with the Inland Revenue or other financial institutions as required.

For more info call us on 0800 612 6105 or call 020 8150 2010
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Willwriting, Trusts & Estate Planning

IWC are able to offer a complete service with regards to Will Writing, Trusts, Lasting Power of Attorney and Estate Planning. We work in partnership with professional Willwriters to offer coverage across the majority of the UK.

For more info call us on 0800 612 6105 or on 020 8150 2010
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We offer a complete Bardcoded Medallion Guarantee Service

From dealing with the sale or transfer of shares or other American assets. We can deal with the whole matter including the dealing with the IRS alternatively if you prefer we can simply apply the Medallion Guarantee Stamp.

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What is a chain of representation?

On the face of it, it should all be fairly straightforward.  Being a responsible individual and taking care of both your funeral and your loved ones after you've gone, you have a Will prepared.  In the Will, you name your Executor and give details of all your beneficiaries and what they are to receive.

In the event of your demise, the Executor takes over the execution of your Will and after all bills have been paid, organises the distribution of your Estate accordingly.

Simple, isn't it?

Except that, unlike the common phrase, death isn't a guarantee in life - that is, the timing of a person's death.

A chain of representation is put in place should the Executor of your Will die before having completed the administration of your Estate and you have another Executor in place, they will take over this duty alone.  However, if this person also dies, or there is no other Executor in place, then should your initial Executor have a Will in place, the Executors of their Estate will also take over the distribution of yours.

Of course, if your one Executor has not prepared a Will, or applied for a grant of probate on your Estate, then the rules change.  In this instance, anyone who then steps up to take care of the administration must apply for a grant of administration de bonis non.


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