Probate & Administration of the Estate

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Probate & Administration of the Estate

Our highly experienced inheritance department has been developed to relieve the burden from clients during a difficult time with the loss of a loved one. Our expert team provides a full range of services from advising and assisting with any specific inheritance aspect of the estate to dealing with the complete distribution of an estate on behalf of the Heirs, Executors or Beneficiaries (whether they are resident in the UAE or not) to simply advising or assisting with any specific inheritance aspect of the estate. When instructed to administer an estate we are able but not limited to:

  1. Administer an estate with accordance with a local Will.
  2. Administer an estate with accordance with a DIFC Will.
  3. Administer an estate with accordance with Shariah Law, with and without waivers.
  4. Contact relevant authorities, utility providers to notify of death and finalize accounts.
  5. Communicate with beneficiaries and advise them of their entitlements under the Will or on intestacy.
  6. Make the application for the Succession Certificate in Dubai or make application for a Grant of Probate or of Letters of Administration.
  7. Administer the sale of any properties belonging to the deceased in consultation with the Executors and beneficiaries.
  8. Administer the distribution of bank accounts, company shares, vehicles and all other assets in the name of the deceased, all assets which are otherwise frozen.

Our expertise in Probate and the Administration of the Estate provides the heirs / beneficiaries with peace of mind during a sensitive time. What may seem like a simple exercise can quickly become complicated, time consuming and expensive. Our highly qualified lawyers can take the burden off of the heirs and apply their skills, knowledge, and experience, in distribution of the estate in an efficient and timely manner.

To obtain more information about Administration of Estates, please contact one of our experienced Wills & Inheritance lawyers. Email us at info@twslegal.ae or call +971 4 448 4284.