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PROBATE AND WILLS

The Italian Lawyer is the leading Italian law firm in London with extensive experience in handling international probate cases. Our team of skilled lawyers understands the complexities of Italian inheritance laws and procedures, ensuring a smooth and successful resolution for your family. Whether you’re the executor of an estate, a beneficiary facing legal challenges, or simply have questions about the probate process, we offer comprehensive legal services tailored to your specific needs.

Planning for your future: probate, Italian wills and estate planning services

Living in the UK with assets in Italy? Ensuring your loved ones inherit what you wish can be complex. The Italian Lawyer’s team of  probate specialists offer comprehensive solutions for drafting Italian wills and navigating the UK probate process for your Italian estate, including the preliminary determination of the applicable law, the granting of probate, legal satisfaction of the outstanding creditors, and securing the possession of the assets and all the related cross-border tax implications of an international probate. Sometimes probate includes assistance in trust matters, when the testator bequeaths their assets to a trust.

The Italian Lawyer’s team of highly-qualified lawyers can be appointed as executors or trustees, or they may appoint one on your behalf to manage the estate secured in trust, ensuring your estate is managed efficiently and according to your wishes. Our professionals advise professional trustees, executors and administrators, as well as high-net-worth individuals and charities, who are beneficiaries of domestic and foreign trusts.

Your inheritance in Italy secured by our team of probate lawyers

Get expert cross-border legal assistance for a stress-free probate and inheritance from one of the UK’s top-rated Italian law firm. Let our experienced probate lawyers guide you through every step of the process. Book your FREE ASSESSMENT CALL today!

From wills to inheritance tax: our range of probate services

Need help with the UK probate process for an Italian estate? Then contact our professionals to schedule a first assessment call or a first consultation meeting. Our assistance covers the following probate services:

  • International probate and cross border wills
  • Wealth management and estate planning
  • Representation in probate court
  • Assistance with wills and testaments
  • Dispute and litigation for contested probates
  • Inheritance declarations and tax advice
  • Set up, management and implementation of a trust
  • Dependent of independent administration of the estate
  • Appointment as executors

In case of inheritance involving one or more properties our Real Estate team can assist the probate team offering full coverage in case of property sale or management of the property and in case of community among the heirs.

PERSONALISED LEGAL SUPPORT

EXPERIENCED LEGAL TEAM

TRANSPARENT FEES

MULTI-LINGUAL SUPPORT

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Why use an Italian law firm for probate?

The probate process after a loss can be emotionally overwhelming. The Italian Lawyer’s team of specialised lawyer and solicitors are ready to guide you through this overwhelming experience with empathy and expertise. We have the expertise to guide you through the sometimes complex legal process that comes through when a family member passes away. Our purpose is to make sure the loved one’s wishes are implemented exactly as they were thought about.

International legal team, local knowledge

Probate in Italy can be complex, with specific legal procedures and cultural nuances. Our Italian law firm has extensive local knowledge, allowing us to navigate the process efficiently and avoid potential delays. We understand the intricacies of Italian inheritance laws and how to navigate them seamlessly.

Your inheritance protected with our expertise

Our team comprises lawyers well-versed in the intricacies of Italian inheritance law. We stay up-to-date on the latest legal developments to ensure your rights and entitlements are fully protected throughout the probate process. From navigating complex tax implications to resolving disputes, our expertise ensures a smooth and successful outcome.

Seamless resolution of cross-border inheritance issues

Does your case involve assets or beneficiaries located outside of Italy? Our firm has the experience and resources to handle cross-border probate matters effectively. We can work seamlessly with foreign legal teams to ensure all aspects of the inheritance process are addressed efficiently and in compliance with international regulations.

Further reading: legal guides on probate and inheritance

For further information on cross-border inheritance and probate check out our legal guides:

Guide To Inheritance Under Italian Law
Brief overview on Testamentary Capacity, Intestate Succession and Reserved Quota; Acceptance with benefit of inventory and Deceased’s Creditors; European Certificate of Succession and International aspects of the Probate

Types of Italian Will
Definition of Testamento Olografo (Handwritten Will), Pubblico (Formal Will) e Segreto (Secret Will); Revocation of a Will

Division of the Inheritance without a Will
How to identify Legitimate Heirs and Shares for the Division of the estate

Italian Inheritance Tax
Inheritance Declaration and Convenient Tax Rates

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