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Free Bereavement Support Service

Arrange a free call with us to discuss the practical and legal requirements after the passing of a loved one.


  • We offer clear legal support and guidance
  • Support for managing your loved one’s finances after their passing
  • Professional assistance with Wills, Funerals and Power of Attorney
  • Assistance if Estate Administration is required (in Scotland this is known as Confirmation and in England its referred to as Probate)

Contact us today for help and guidance after the passing of a loved one. Call us on 0800 292 2038.

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Executry Probate Solicitors

At Jones Whyte Solicitors, we understand that the loss of a loved one can be a devastating and overwhelming experience, and we are here to support you.

We know that the process of administering a deceased person’s estate can be complex and stressful, but we believe that it doesn’t have to be. Our experienced probate solicitors are here to guide you through the process, taking on the legal and administrative tasks, so that you can focus on grieving and moving forward.

With compassion and empathy, we will listen to your needs and work with you every step of the way. We will gather all the necessary information, advise you on your duties as the executor, and represent you in any legal matters that may arise. Our goal is to ensure that the administration of the estate is handled efficiently and respectfully so that your loved one’s wishes are honored.

At Jones Whyte Solicitors, we are committed to providing you with the support and guidance you need during this time. We believe that everyone deserves to have an stress-free and smooth probate process, and we will do everything in our power to make that a reality for you. Our team has served hundreds of clients successfully and there is nothing we don’t know about probate in Scotland.

So, if you are facing the loss of a loved one, know that you are not alone. Reach out to Jones Whyte Solicitors, and let us help you navigate this challenging time.

We’re here to help and, when you choose us to support you, you can count on:

  • Fixed fees from £1,500+VAT, probate packages available.
  • 90% of all Grant of Confirmation Applications signed by executor within 6 weeks of instruction.
  • A team committed to delivering the best possible outcome as quickly as possible.
  • No upfront fees.

What is probate in Scotland?

Probate is a document issued by the court confirming the appointment of Executors and their right to administer an estate.  ‘Probate’ is actually the term used in England and Wales, in Scotland, the term ‘Confirmation‘ is used.  Many organisations such as banks and building societies and insurance companies refer to Probate in their correspondence, regardless of where the deceased’s estate was. 

The process throughout the UK is largely the same. Steps in winding up an estate in Scotland include:

  • Inventory. This is the process of identifying and listing the entire estate.
  • Confirmation. This confirms the death and releases any assets to the executor.
  • Paying off any debts.
  • Passing on inheritance to the beneficiaries.

Our experienced and approachable team of probate solicitors can provide much-needed legal and practical support in a sympathetic, efficient and clear manner. We can advise on which steps are required to be taken at the outset and support you throughout the process, helping to ease the burden on you and your family.

You can choose from our fixed fee grant of probate/grant of confirmation only service, or our full estate administration service. We can tailor our services to your specific needs.

Bereavement Guide

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Fixed Fee Grant of Confirmation/Grant of Probate Service

From £1500 excluding VAT and outlays. This service includes:

  • Identifying executors of administrators.
  • Getting a copy of the last will to make sure instructions are followed.
  • Applying for the grant of confirmation/grant of probate.
  • Completing inheritance tax forms on your behalf.
  • Submitting confirmation/probate application on your behalf.
  • Sending you copies of the grant once everything is complete for you to issue to necessary organisations.

Estate Administration Service

Alternatively, if we are administering the estate from start to finish, we will be charging fees on an audited basis. This would mean that the file would be assessed once the work has been completed by an independent auditor. They will determine what is a fair and reasonable fee to charge, based on factors including the number of assets, value and complexity of the estate and number of beneficiaries.

This provides you with full transparency that a fee has been charged to only reflect the work undertaken, based on the individual circumstances of the file.

Our friendly and empathetic bereavement team at Jones Whyte will be able to make this process as straightforward and stress-free as possible.

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For more information & help with your case contact our experienced & sympathetic probate team.

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For more information & help with your case contact our experienced & sympathetic probate team.

Our experienced and approachable probate solicitors can provide much needed legal and practical support in a sympathetic, efficient and clear manner. No one in Scotland has a deeper understanding of probate law.

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Other services from Jones Whyte

As experienced bereavement solicitors, we have helped thousands of clients manage their estate and ensure their loved ones benefit.

Our estate planning services include:

Call our sympathetic and experienced executry solicitors today via the form below or call us on 0330 175 1234 and we’ll call you straight back.



Our legal costs for probate cases are assessed by an independent auditor to ensure accurate costing and transparency.



Mr. Anderson left a Will appointing Mr. Smith as his sole executor and beneficiary. He did not own any property, had 2 bank accounts which came to a total of £80,000, 3 shareholdings that had a combined value of £50,000 which was a managed portfolio, and received 2 private pensions that were held in discretionary fund. No inheritance tax was payable.

Our audited fee for a case of this nature would be approximately £3900 + VAT and outlays

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