How long does it take to receive money from a will?
Generally, the administration involved in collecting straightforward Estate assets like bank account money will take between 3 to 6 weeks.
However, there can be more complexities involved with shareholdings, property and some other assets, which can increase the amount time it takes before any inheritance is received.
How long does it take to get money after probate has been granted?
How long after Probate is granted does it take to receive Inheritance? The majority of estates, on average, are settled satisfactorily in an average of six to nine months.
Can money be released before probate?
If Probate is required then the Grant of Probate will need to be obtained before the banks will release the money. Once the bank has all of the necessary documents, the funds will usually be released within 10 to 15 working days.
How long does it take for probate?
Typically it will take between 6 to 12 months with 9 months being the average time for probate to complete. If there is a Will in place and the estate is relatively straightforward it can be done within 6 months.