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Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Probate

WILLS

Our fees for the preparation of a simple Will for an individual are £300 plus VAT and for two wills for a couple are £400 plus VAT for both.

If you wish to include a trust in your Will, for vulnerable beneficiaries or in the case of second families, fees start from £450 plus vat for an individual or £600 plus VAT for both Wills for a couple.

 

LASTING POWERS OF ATTORNEY

We offer fixed fees for the preparation of Lasting Powers of Attorney as follows;-

Property and Finance Lasting Power of Attorney                                                        £350 plus VAT

Health and Welfare Lasting Power of Attorney                                                            £350 plus VAT

We are able to reductions when making both at the same time or if a couple make them together as follows:-

Property and Finance AND Health and Welfare Lasting Powers of Attorney       £550 plus VAT

Two sets of Property and Finance AND Health and Welfare Lasting Powers of Attorney for a couple                                                                                                                                                 £950 plus VAT

We are also able to offer fee reductions on Lasting Powers of Attorney that are made at the same time as your Will.

 

PROBATE

Obtaining the Grant of Probate only

If you would prefer to investigate the estate yourself and provide details of the assets and their values, then we are happy to make the probate application and file the Inheritance Tax return for you. Once the Grant of Probate arrives we will hand back over to you to deal with the administration of the estate. Our fees are £950 plus Vat for an estate with a short form Inheritance Tax return and no tax to pay or fees start from £1450 plus VAT for estates which require a full Inheritance Tax return.

Complete Administration of the Estate

We offer a comprehensive estate administration service whereby we deal with all aspects of the process and take the worry completely out of your hands. Our fees for dealing with the full estate are calculated based on the hourly rate of the solicitor which start from £195 plus VAT per hour. Overall fees for straight forward estates start from £2,500 plus VAT and the process will typically involve

for inheritance tax purposes

–      Obtaining the relevant documents needed to make the application for probate (if

required)

Factors which will increase our fee

not included in our fee)

Please note:

These prices are simply a guide to usual fees and may vary to meet individual client’s specific requirements.

All inclusive fixed fees for Will services are offered to ensure charges are fully understood and manageable.

A quote for services is always provided at the outset of the matter and charges are confirmed in writing in a client care letter with terms of business at the outset. Any additional charges will only be incurred upon further discussion and agreement by the clients.

Our fees are reviewed regularly to ensure that we are competitively and reasonably priced offering good value to clients.


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Wills, LPAs and Probate costs


For further details please call us on 01743 292444 or contact us online here.