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Transfer Assets Into Joint Names to Avoid Probate

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Transfer assets into joint names to avoid Probate

Inheritance and Probate

Rossa B.
Rossa B.
23:30 01 Nov 21
Ethna and John supported my wife and I with our mortgage and wills recently and I couldn't recommend them highly enough.
Olga R.
Olga R.
09:42 28 May 21
After the loss of a loved one it can be very overwhelming, an then come all the legalities, probate etc, this is where... John an the team took all the stress an strain out of the process for us quickly an efficiently. We are extremely grateful to all the team at Griffin Solictors.read more
Ciaran B.
Ciaran B.
15:36 09 Apr 21
Very good to deal with on probate and wills. Would recommend
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Transfer assets into joint names to avoid Probate

Transferring your assets into the joint names of a married couple. Many properties are owned by one spouse only. On death of the owner the surviving spouse must obtain a grant of probate in order to transfer the property into their name. If the property is in joint names the surviving spouse will inherit the property without the need to make such an application.

All investment property should, at some stage, be placed in joint names. There is no stamp duty payable. Having the investment property in joint names will allow the  surviving spouse to have the immediate benefit of the property and rental income  on the death of the other spouse.

Contact us for more information on transferring your property into joint names.

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