Probate Helpline

Professional advice from probate experts

When someone dies, you might be in charge of sorting out their estate – their property, money and possessions. It can be confusing, especially if you’ve never done it before. Our probate helpline puts your employees in touch with the experts who can give advice and financial guidance.

Features and benefits

  • Access to probate experts over the phone
  • Confidential advice
  • Financial guidance and advice on legal matters linked to the bereavement

The service can help you with:

  • Advice on contents of a will
  • Administration of estate
  • Finding missing beneficiaries
  • Applications for Grants of Representation
  • Deeds of renunciation
  • Applying for probate

Who can use the service?

It’s free to use for:

  • All UK-based employees under a Group Life Insurance policy and their immediate family* who live in the same household.

*Immediate family includes an employee’s spouse, partner, parent or sibling living in the same household. It can also be used by any legal dependant under the age of 21 in full-time education or any other legal dependant who is dependent on the employee because of disability.

This service is non-contractual, provided through Canada Life and can be altered or withdrawn at any time.

Probate Helpline

Call for expert advice

0808 164 3079

Monday – Friday 8am - 8pm

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