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Access to specialist probate solicitors and paralegals

Rix & Kay has a dedicated team of specialist probate solicitors and paralegals in Sussex and Kent that provide the full range of probate and estate administration services to bereaved families, executors and trustees. The team are based in the firm’s offices in Brighton & Hove, East Sussex (Uckfield), and West Kent (Hadlow).

Contact our probate solicitors and paralegals in Sussex and Kent for a free informal chat

Our team understands that each and every person we help will have unique circumstances, so our focus is on providing a bespoke service that is right for you. We are always happy to discuss with you how we can help and provide guidance on the most appropriate course of action, what is involved and the likely costs.

If you’d like to have in informal chat about how we can help, then please do not hesitate to contact a member of our team. All their direct contact details appear at the bottom of this page.

Find out more about the range of probate services and options we can provide for full service or grant only probate.

Our commitment to client service

Our probate solicitors and paralegals based in Sussex and Kent are hugely experienced and can help guide you through the entire process of applying for probate. Our focus is on providing the very best client experience.

From day one, you will have a dedicated Probate Executive assigned to work with you. They will support you, not just by providing expert legal advice, but ensuring they are responsive, compassionate and available for you to speak with whenever you need them.

Unlike many national and volume providers, we don’t operate call centres. We provide you with the direct dial telephone number and email address of the dedicated person assigned to work with you so you can contact them at any time. If you need to meet with them, then we always work in a flexible way to accommodate in-person meetings.

Unsure about what probate involves – read more about the key stages of probate here

Dedicated tax, property and disputes expertise

Sitting alongside our specialist probate team, Rix & Kay has dedicated Private Client, Residential Property and Dispute Resolution teams that provide critical and seamless support to bereaved families and executors who are dealing with obtaining probate.

Our Private Client team provide expert advice on inheritance tax and capital gains tax planning – a key stage of the probate process that could potentially save clients inheritance tax and capital gains tax in the long run.

Our Residential Property Team provides specialist expertise to executors who are selling property during the probate process and have established and trusted relationships with many of the regions’ most experienced estate agents who can help with the sale or providing a valuation.

Our Dispute Resolution Team work with individuals, families and executors who face the unfortunate position of a contested Will. The team includes dedicated lawyers who are experts in contentious probate and are specially qualified to deal with all scenarios involving disputed Wills and claims made against estates.

“Empathetic; caring and client-focused. Technically adroit, and they deliver good value. They don’t have that rigid corporate style – I always feel that I am dealing with likeable people doing their best for you – they are not robots reading scripts.”

Rix & Kay recognised as leading firm

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An excellent service was provided by a very professional and caring team in achieving probate, completing property conveyancing and distributing the estate proceeds to the beneficiaries. I have no hesitation in recommending Rix & Kay to anybody needing good quality legal services that represent good value for money.

John Dallaway – client quote from Rix & Kay’s client satisfaction survey

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