Useful contacts for completing probate

Co-op Legal Services

Co-op Legal Services provides the Bereavement Advice Centre and offers a Probate and Estate Administration service, making the estate administration process as straightforward as possible for a clear and fair price.

Junk Mail Suppression Service

T: 0330 045 0214

Bereavement Advice Centre offers a free Junk Mail Suppression Service.

The Probate Service

Part of the Government's court service which issues probate. Some of the forms required can be downloaded from this site. Also gives details of local probate registries

Probate & Inheritance tax helpline

T: 0300 123 1072 Mon-Fri 0900-1700

Provided by Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs and can send forms for probate in the post as well as answering questions.

Business Debtline

T: 0800 197 6026

Business Debtline is a charity, part of the Money Advice Trust, and provides free confidential advice to small businesses.

Money Advice Service

T: 0800 138 7777

Free impartial financial advice to help you manage your money better.

Citizens Advice

Use the website to find the telephone number of your local Citizens Advice Bureau or visit to access information on-line on a wide variety of subjects including debt.

Civil Legal Advice

Use the interactive tool to find out if you can get help if you are entitled to legal aid. Does not help with probate but can help with debt advice if your home is at risk.

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