‘Probate’ is a snapshot of someone’s assets at the time of passing away. Assets can include anything of value which someone owned including property, investments, their household contents (known as ‘chattels’), jewellery, vehicles and anything else of value.
We offer step-by-step and easy to understand assistance with all aspects of chattels valuation, vehicle valuation and jewellery valuation for probate.
These valuations are formal written documents which are suitable for submission to HMRC as part of a probate application. Please note, we value only physical objects including the contents of a property, antiques, fine art, collections, furniture, jewellery and vehicles. We are unable to value an actual property (house) or investments.
There are three main reasons for undertaking a probate valuation of contents…