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Co-op Legal Services support

We understand that obtaining probate and administering an estate can be very stressful and time-consuming. To help you though the various hurdles you may encounter during probate, we have partnered with Co-op Legal Services – part of the Co-op Group – to provide you with the support and guidance you need.

Co-op has a long-standing tradition of supporting bereaved families, with over 100 years’ experience providing practical help and guidance to people in this situation. Co-op Legal Services specialises in probate and estate administration, and they can provide you with practical support and guidance when you need it most.

Co-op Legal Services is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Free support and guidance available from Co-op Legal Services includes:

  • Registration of the death
  • Stopping junk mail
  • Notifying financial institutions and other organisations about your loss
  • Advice on dealing with insurers
  • Closure of social media accounts
  • Probate and Estate Administration*
  • Employment and Family Law*
  • Coroners and Inquests*
*support and guidance on these issues will be provided at no charge, but if legal assistance is required this will be charged at an agreed fee

These services aim to reduce your administrative burden. If you would like to speak with Co-op Legal Services to find out more, click the Co-op Legal Services support blue button below to visit the Co-op Legal Services website.

There, you will find more information and you can request a call back from one of their specialists.

Or click here to find a wealth of resources and interactive tools to help you understand probate and estate planning on the Co-op Legal Services Executor and Attorney Support Hub.

Whether you're acting as the executor of someone's estate, acting as someone's attorney or putting plans in place for your own future, this hub contains information and guidance to help you.

Please note that if you purchase Co-op Legal Services Probate & Estate Administration service, Link Group will receive 10% of the fee you pay as a referral fee.

Access free bereavement resources and speak to the team