In addition to the assumptions about the estate detailed earlier we also assume that

– All beneficiaries reside in the UK and can be identified, traced and are at least 18 years of age and able to understand and sign documentation as required

– There are no material disagreements amongst the beneficiaries

– Buyers for the assets including the property are found and sales will complete within 6 months of the issue of the grant of probate

– The will was validly executed and there is no partial intestacy.

– The estate is solvent.