This is Money - Huge delays to unlock estates causing stress and how to avoid probate delaysl


Huge delays to unlock estates are causing stress to grieving families, say lawyers who warn house sales can collapse if probate takes months.

Jade Gani, chief executive of Circe Law and a director of Solicitors for the Elderly, told us: 'I have one matter outstanding for a year, that is a complicated matter. We have chased and chased and I have even swapped firms and I'm still chasing it.'

Michael Culver, SFE chairman and Managing Director at Culver Law comments on how to avoid probate delays  and suggests some tips to pre-empt some of the common problems.

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