Service Details Costs
Wills

 

Basic Will Single Basic Will £300+VAT
Standard Will Single Will more Complex eg. Trust Provision £450+VAT
Mirror Will Basic Mirror Will £450+VAT
Standard Mirror Will Mirror Will more Complex eg.

Trust Provision

£600+VAT
  Notice of Severance £75+VAT
Lasting Power of Attorney
Lasting power of Attorney Property & Financial Affairs

Court registration Fee

£500+VAT

£82 Per Person

Lasting power of Attorney Health & Welfare

Court registration fee

£500+VAT

£82 Per Person

Power of Attorney General Power of Attorney £250+VAT

If an individual has both types of LPA, the second LPA cost is reduced to £300+VAT plus £82 Court registration fee per person (if same details as the first LPA)

If a couple both have LPAs, the first is charged at £500+VAT and each subsequent one (if they are ‘mirror’ LPAs) are charged at £300+VAT

Probate Fees

Dealing with Probate matters we charge on an hourly rate.

Dean Barnard, Solicitor & Partner: £250 per Hour plus VAT

Andrew Dee, Solicitor & Partner: £250 per Hour plus VAT

Timescale Guide

A simple estate, no property to sell and there is a single beneficiary may take between

4 – 10 Hours to complete as a guide.

A complex estate where multiple beneficiaries and involved, disposal of residential/commercial property, taxable estate and number of bank accounts and investments may take up to 20 – 30 hours to complete as a guide.

Dealing with the sale or transfer of a property is not included in the above fees, please refer to our Conveyancing price guide.

Disbursements

Disbursements are costs that are payable to a third party in the course of this process.

Grant of Probate application fee  £155+VAT

£1.50 per copy of the grant

Land Registry Search fee 

 

£3 for each title search

£3 for each plan search

Landmark Financial Asset Search fee 

£155+VAT

 

Probate valuation fees for house contents or quantity and value These will vary depending on specific items of value

 

Newspaper notices

 

£200 – £300 depending on what notices are placed

Bankruptcy search 

 

£2 per beneficiary

Probation valuation fees for investments

 

These will vary depending on quantity and value

Accountancy fees 

 

These vary and may be payable if tax returns become due during the administration of the estate or a personal tax return must be submitted on behalf of the deceased 

Above is an approximate indication of the disbursements that may be involved in the administration of an estate.

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