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In 2014, the UK introduced new legislation regarding missing persons which now allows families of missing people to apply for a presumption of death certificate. Here our probate and estate administration lawyers outline the law and how this can help families left behind. More...

Losing a loved one is an upsetting time, so finding out you’ve been named an executor of their will may seem rather daunting. But, please don’t worry. Our will and probate solicitors are here to help. More...

Sadly, issues linked with the administration of a deceased’s estate are relatively common when a legal professional is not instructed. There could be negligence, fraud, obstructive behaviour, or even disputes when the executor is also a beneficiary. 

So, it is important to know where you stand in the eyes of the law and what options you have. More...

Around 180,000 people a year die intestate (without making a Will). That is a shocking 56% of UK deaths. This might sound gloomy, but are there any pros to not making a Will? Here, our legal experts look at the positives of giving all of your capital to the state by default…More...

Here at Howells Solicitors, our probate solicitors regularly blog and answer frequently asked questions such as ‘how long does probate take?’ and ‘what is a grant of probate?’. In this post, we have collated some of our most useful advice and guidance regarding wills and probate in one handy hub. More...

With effect from 15th February 2015 EU Regulations on Consumer Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) allow consumers who bought our services online to submit their complaint via an online complaint portal.

We are required under the regulations to provide our clients the following information:-
  1. Link to the ODR platform - please follow the following link for further information (http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr).
  2. Our contact email address in case of a complaint under the ODR regulation – Andrea Coombes andrea.c@howellslegal.com