• Welcome to the LegalBeagles Consumer and Legal Forum. Please register to get the most out of the forum. Registration is free and only needs a username and email address.
  • LegalBeagles® is a free forum, founded in May 2007, providing legal guidance and support to consumers and SME's across a range of legal areas.

    Please do not post your full name, reference numbers or any identifiable details on the forum.

Executor of Will (Scotland)

Collapse
X
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Executor of Will (Scotland)

    Good afternoon,

    I am hoping someone can be of help. My grandmother passed away suddenly in March this year, I knew I was the executor of her will but never really gave it much thought as I didn't think I'd be dealing with it as soon as this. Her estate is small and made up of jewelry, cash at bank and some small penny policies that have been paid out. Jewelry has been left to myself and sister and the money has to be split between family members. I haven't registered anything with the courts in Scotland as the banks and insurance company were happy to pay out to me without confirmation. Can I now go ahead and distribute the money left after having paid my grans debt and charity donations or should the will be registered or something before hand. I am worried this will come back on me if I have not done it correctly.

    The overall estate value is around £11,000.00.

    Thank you to anyone who takes the time to read my query.
    Tags: None

  • #2
    Hi
    You might need to obtain confirmation.
    Staff at the local sheriff's office can help you deal with a small estate.

    Tagging ScottishSolicitor

    Comment


    • #3
      Yes des8 is right go to your local Sheriff court and they will assist you to obtain confirmation

      Comment

      View our Terms and Conditions

      LegalBeagles Group uses cookies to enhance your browsing experience and to create a secure and effective website. By using this website, you are consenting to such use.To find out more and learn how to manage cookies please read our Cookie and Privacy Policy.

      If you would like to opt in, or out, of receiving news and marketing from LegalBeagles Group Ltd you can amend your settings at any time here.


      If you would like to cancel your registration please Contact Us. We will delete your user details on request, however, any previously posted user content will remain on the site with your username removed and 'Guest' inserted.

      Announcement

      Collapse
      No announcement yet.

      Court Claim ?

      Guides and Letters
      Loading...

      upgrade to vip

      Want exclusive access to forums, more privacy and a live chat box? Upgrade to become a bigger part of our community.

      only £15/yr

      Offers available. No subscription traps.

      sign up now



      Search and Compare fixed fee legal services and find a solicitor near you.

      Find a Law Firm


      Working...
      X