Articles and legal news from the Atkinson Vinden Team.

  • Is an executor entitled to be paid commission?

    Anyone who has been appointed an executor of a deceased estate would agree that the role can be time consuming and require considerable effort. The role comes with legal duties, responsibilities and possible exposure to personal liability. An executor is required to undertake many tasks including: identifying assets and liabilities, applying for probate, defending the...

    Wills & Probate

  • How to obtain a copy of a Will

    The first step in determining your legal position in relation to an Estate Dispute is often looking at the terms of the Will in question. We regularly have enquiries from clients who are having trouble obtaining a copy of the Will from the executor of the Estate. This is particularly the case when they are...



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