Welcome to DJF Chapman & Chubb

DJF Chapman & Chubb is a modern, friendly law firm dedicated to providing the very best legal advice. Part of the DJF Group, a national network of like-minded law firms, we are the name of choice for the people and businesses of Derbyshire.

Legal matters are complicated enough without technical jargon – that’s why we use plain and simple English. You will always talk directly with your lawyer. Our ‘same day response’ promise shows that your questions are never an inconvenience. And with no hidden costs you can trust us not to give you a nasty surprise.

For whatever challenges your life brings, DJF Chapman & Chubb can be trusted to be there with you. Part of the UK’s leading household name for legal services DJF Chapman & Chubb is dedicated to providing you with customer service excellence.

Probate fee increase

Posted on February 3, 2022

Users of the Probate Registration service have been hit with an increase of 76% as the Government have brought in a flat fee.

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What is an executor of a will?

Posted on June 13, 2024

What is an executor of a will? A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding the Role

An executor of a will is a person appointed by the testator (the person who makes the will) to administer their estate after death. Being named as an executor in a will is a significant responsibility, reflecting the trust placed in you by the testator. The role comes with a host of duties that are critical to ensuring the wishes of the deceased are honoured, and the estate is distributed according to the will. But what exactly does an executor’s role involve, who is eligible to be named as an executor, and is it possible to renounce this duty? Discover the answers in our comprehensive guide.

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Our Accreditations

  • Conveyancing Quality
  • Family Law Advanced
  • Resolution Mediator
  • Resolution First for Family Law
  • Family Mediation Council

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