Our highly experienced team are on hand to assist with Isle of Man Probate matters
At MannBenham we understand that arranging a Will or dealing with Probate matters can be a stressful time.
After someone has died in the Isle of Man, in order to handle a persons affairs probate is required. We have a range of experience and practical knowledge in dealing with probate matters. Our aim is to make the process as efficient, stress-free and simple for you as we possibly can.
Our expert legal team can assist you with a wide variety of matters in this area. Whether you are a resident on the Isle of Man, a relative of a resident, or you reside away from the Island, we are able to take the matter on for you. We take instructions from clients and draft, as well as attend to sign and witness wills and enduring powers of attorney.
Isle of Man Probate | What we do
We can submit an application for a formal grant. If the court approves it, this will give the executor or administrator the necessary authority to handle debts and collect and divide any remaining assets.
There are two types of application which can be used depending on the circumstances.
Grant of Probate
Where there is a Will, it will name the executor. The executor will then need to apply for a grant of probate. This gives the names person the authority to deal with the administration of the estate.
Grant of Letters of Administration
Where no Will has been written the next of kin or a close relative will need to apply for grant of letters of administration. These letters can then give the authority needed to deal with the administration of the estate.
Applying for Probate can be a timely process, but we will be on hand with an expert team. They will ensure your application is submitted effectively and efficiently and will aim to make the process as smooth as possible for you. We will guide you through the process, manage and submit your applications from start to finish. In addition, we are happy to assist you once the application has been granted. Plus if you need help and guidance through any family disputes that may arise we will be on hand. We have the expertise to deal with complicated estates and any issues that might arise.