How do I get probate for UK assets?

As a British citizen owning a house and living in France but with some liquid assets in UK, how does one get probate for the UK assets if one has a French will? I presume it is best not to have both French and English wills?

Solicitor Barbara Heslop replies: As you have mentioned an English will, I assume the liquid/moveable assets are in England or Wales. The first step would be to contact the company/bank which holds the movable assets to establish their requirements and whether it will, in fact, be necessary to ...

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