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Private Client Department – Timescales

The timescales for Private Client and Probate work are as follows:

TIMESCALE TABLE
Proposed Action Issue of First Draft Issue of / making available Final Papers for Execution Filing Papers with Court Estimated Completion of Instructions
 

Table 1

 

Wills

 

Within 7 days of receiving full and complete instructions

 

Within 7 days of receiving approval of draft

 

n/a

 

2-4 weeks from initial instructions

 

Table 2

 

Powers of Attorney

 

Within 7 days of receiving full and complete instructions

 

Within 7 days of receiving approval of draft

 

Within 14 days of executed papers being returned

 

3-4 months from initial instructions

 

Table 3

 

Trusts

 

Within 7 days of receiving full and complete instructions

 

Within 7 days of receiving approval of draft

 

n/a

 

4-8 weeks from initial instructions

 

Table 4

 

Deputyship Applications

 

Bespoke Instructions

 

Within 14 days of receiving full and complete instructions

 

Within 7 days of receiving approval of draft

 

Within 14 days of executed papers being returned

 

6-10 months from initial instructions (subject to Court Timetable where applicable)

 

Table 6

 

Probate

Grant Only

 

 

Within 14 days of receiving full and complete instructions

 

Within 7 days of receiving approval of draft

 

Within 7 days of executed papers being returned

 

Within 14 days of final papers being lodged with Court

 

Table 7

 

Administration of Finances during lifetime

 

n/a

 

n/a

 

n/a

 

Ongoing

Communications dealt within 7 days of receipt

 

Table 8

 

Full Probates

 

Obtaining detailed financial information Obtaining Grant Collection of Assets Distribution of Estate
 

On average 4  – 8 weeks from receiving full and complete instructions

 

On average 4 – 6 weeks establishing all assets and liabilities

 

On average 4 – 6 weeks from the issue of the Grant

 

On average

6 – 12 months from date of death

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