Deed of Renunciation
As Probate specialists we can provide a Deed of Renunciation form at a low cost of just £12.50 plus vat. This Deed is supplied in Microsoft Word format along with other associated documents ready for you to edit in simple steps and is emailed straight to you once purchased. Please click on the button below to purchase online, or if you would like to pay by debit/credit card please call us free on 0800 612 6105.
Please be aware this form is required to renounce probate where a non professional is appointed as an executor in a deceased persons will. If you are the next of kin through Intestacy, i.e where the deceased did not make a will you will need a different form. For this you will require a Deed of Renunciation
for Letters of Administration, click here
for further information.
If you have professional Executors appointed, such as a firm of Probate Solicitors or a bank then this is far more complex and may need to be bespoke. To begin you can purchase our professional renunciation form, this however is at a cost of £75 plus VAT. This additional fee covers the fee for us to check the renunciation before submission to the professional Executor.
Once you have edited the supplied document you must present the document to either other executors or beneficiaries or alternatively the document can be sent to the probate registry.
A Deed of Renunciation can be used in circumstance where a person has been appointed as an executor in a deceased's will however does not wish to deal with probate
or the estate affairs. The executor would then be renouncing probate.
An Executor can only renounce probate if they have not inter meddled into the estate affairs and have not intention of obtaining probate
. In situations where you may have inter-meddled and you feel you are unable to continue with probate administration then please call our Probate
Department to see if we can offer you a guaranteed fixed fee for the probate work required. In these circumstance you will not be able to renounce probate and you are unable to sign a deed of renunciation. If you would like us to assist, our probate fees will be taken from the estate and you need not pay us any money in advance.
If you are unsure if you should be purchasing this Deed of Renunciation
document then please call us on 0800 612 6105, if you need a Deed of Variation
we are also able to provide this if you visit our relevant page.
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