DIY Probate solicitors Dublin


Would you like our help to do your own probate?

Having recently suffered a bereavement many people worry about the task of paying the bills, winding up the deceased’s estate and the possible delays and legal costs involved.

As probate experts, our aim is to help you administer the estate of a deceased person quickly and cost effectively. Having helped hundreds of clients like you, we appreciate your concerns and our priority is to treat you in a friendly and compassionate manner. We help you to understand the whole process by answering and solving your queries and speaking to you in plain English which means that you can relax in the knowledge that your task is being handled by the professionals.

 

Please select one of our three options below to find out which service is tailored to best suit your needs.

 

DIY Probate -  Basic Option 1.

You have decided to obtain a Grant yourself but need guidance and help to complete the paperwork as soon as possible for the Probate Office, for as little cost as possible. We will provide you with:

  • A Consultation with an expert to advise you on how to proceed;
  • The template Letters needed to find out the value of the estate at date of death;
  • The completed Inland Revenue Affidavit (12 page) ‘ready to go’.
  • A full Set of Documents required by the Probate office to apply for a Grant;
  • An Appointment for you to visit the Probate office ( there may be a waiting list of up to 7 months as this is a free service);
  • A facility for dealing with any Queries raised by the Probate office;
  • The template Letters you need to ‘gather in’ the assets;
  • Diyprobate template ‘Executor’s Account’ to distribute to the beneficiaries;
  • diyprobate exclusive easy to follow Manual of step by step instructions to guide you and;
  • Complimentary Booklet- ‘The Executors Guide’ written in plain English.

 

Armed with the above you will have a distinct advantage over personal applicants to the Probate Office and will be able to process your application quicker with less demand on your own time and energy.

 

Why not CONTACT US NOW for a quote or why not have a look at the next option which will speed up the process for you and save you a lot of hassle……

 

DIY Probate – Basic Plus Option 2.

You may feel that you would prefer to get your Grant quickly and perhaps you are busy at work or with your family commitments and the paperwork is too much hassle to take on. We have an option which we feel is just right for you and will provide you with all the following services:

  • A Consultation with an expert to advise you on how to proceed;
  • We do all the work to find out the value of the estate at the date of death;
  • The completed Inland Revenue Affidavit (12 page) ‘ready to go’;
  • A full Set of Documents required by the Probate office to apply for a Grant;
  • We attend at the Probate Office for you and deal with all the red tape;
  • We obtain the Grant ( we estimate on average within 3/4 months of receipt of the completed questionnaire) and advise you on what to do next;
  • The template Letters you need to ‘gather in’ the assets;
  • DIY probate template ‘Executor’s Account’ to distribute to the beneficiaries;
  • DIY probate Complimentary Booklet- ‘The executors Guide’ witten in plain English..

 

This option is the fast track to getting the Grant from the Probate Office. We estimate this can be done on average three to four months from the time we receive your completed questionnaire.

Why not CONTACT US NOW for a quote or why not have a look at the premium service ‘DIY Probate- Standard Option’ which will cut straight to the chase and save you a lot of hassle……

 

DIY Probate -  Standard Option

You may need to get this job done quickly and efficiently by professionals that you can trust, but you do not wish to be charged high fees based on a percentage of the value of the estate. Our Standard option is just what you need and provides you with a fixed fee and the following service:

  • A Consultation with an expert to advise you on how to proceed;
  • We do all the work to find out the value of the estate at the date of death;
  • We complete the Inland Revenue Affidavit (12 page) ‘ready to go’;
  • A full Set of Documents required by the Probate office to apply for a Grant;
  • We attend at the Probate Office for you, and deal with all the red tape;
  • We obtain the Grant for you as quickly as possible ( we endeavour to achieve this within 3/4 months of receipt from you of the completed questionnaire);
  • We then gather in the assets on your behalf and you are secure in the knowledge that our legal service is fully regulated by the Law Society and we carry Legal Professional Indemnity Insurance.
  • We prepare the Executors Account and distribute the estate for you, according to the wishes of the deceased or in accordance with the Succession law.

 

In other words, we do all the work! You can rest assured the job will be done quickly and efficiently.

Why not CONTACT US NOW for a quote for our Standard Option?

 

Why use probate solicitors in Ireland?

  • At O’Shea Legal, experienced probate solicitors in Ireland, you receive an all in fixed fee quote upfront in writing, with no hidden extras, no added % fees, no added hourly rates and nothing more to pay for the service you select. We will not charge you for calling us to see how your case is progressing!
  • We are confident of beating any quote so request a Quote now!
  • You get the benefit of our extensive expertise with over 30 years experience and hundreds of satisfied clients. Our principal, Eoin O’Shea is highly qualified being a qualified solicitor and having a Diploma in Trusts, Taxes and Estate Planning. He is also a member of the ‘Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners’ (STEP) and a member of ‘Solicitors for the Elderly’.
  • You get the benefit of the best available protections in your dealings with us as the firm is registered with and regulated by The Law Society of Ireland.
  • If required, funds may be held by us in a Client Account strictly in compliance with the Solicitors Accounts Regulations.
  • You have peace of mind since we carry professional indemnity insurance.
  • No upfront payment required when you avail of our full probate service.
  • We take care of all the paperwork and trips to the Probate Office. All you do is sign!
  • We can arrange for confidential papers, Will and deeds to be collected by hand nationwide for secure delivery to us.
  • House maintenance, sale through Auctioneer and legal services can also be arranged as optional extras.
  • Our probate solicitors in Ireland are experts and are experienced in dealing with people recently bereaved and speak to you with compassion and in plain, easy to understand English.
  • You need not worry about the paperwork. We write all the letters, complete and file complex Inland Revenue Returns (now 20 pages of questions) and draft all the necessary probate papers.
  • We can guide you on how to benefit from Inheritance Tax rules to maximise your inheritance.
  • We can place advertisements to protect you from claims against the estate after the estate is wound up.
  • We can arrange to pay the funeral expenses from the estate at an early stage to minimise the hassle for you.
  • We can process the application for the State death grant.
  • With a Diploma in trusts and Estate Planning you get to deal with a highly qualified, professional and reliable firm.

Request a Quote

So why not get a no obligation fixed fee quote now. You could save a lot of money. If you have questions, why not call or email us now without obligation and we will be happy to answer your queries without charge.

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No solicitor/client relationship or duty of care or liability of any nature shall exist or be deemed to exist between O'Shea Legal and you until you have received confirmation in writing from us in which we confirm our appointment as your Solicitors.

*In contentious business a solicitor may not calculate fees or other charges as a percentage or proportion of any award or settlement.

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The Executors Guide - 'At last a step by step guide, composed in plain english, for the executor or administrator who chooses not to employ a solicitor. This book contains invaluable advice and tips on how to get the difficult task of winding up an estate of a deceased person done as quickly as possible avoiding the traps for the unwary. It covers all the steps from the grave to the final distribution of the estate. It can save the estate thousands of euro in legal fees'

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‘Thank you for doing the probate work on my father’s estate at a fixed cost. I had been quoted an exorbitant percentage by another firm…..’

‘Your friendly approach and reassuring phone calls helped me through the stressful task of sorting out my uncle’s affairs…..’

BO’B, Terenure,Dublin.

‘…a small gift in appreciation for your attention to detail in getting my sisters estate settled up quickly and keeping the other relatives at bay…’.

J.G. Baltimore, Cork.

‘I had no idea what was involved in being an executor. Thanks for all the help and advice in keeping me on the right path and getting the job done quickly……’

C.C. Churchtown, Dublin.

‘Well done on heading off the threatened probate court case which would have cost the estate thousands in wasted legal fees……’

P.D. Salthill,Galway.