Wills & Probate Fee’s
|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.
|Notice of Severance||£75+VAT|
|Lasting Power of Attorney|
|Lasting power of Attorney||Property & Financial Affairs
Court registration Fee
£82 Per Person
|Lasting power of Attorney||Health & Welfare
Court registration fee
£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
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
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 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||
|Probate valuation fees for house contents or quantity and value||These will vary depending on specific items of value
|£200 – £300 depending on what notices are placed|
|£2 per beneficiary|
Probation valuation fees for investments
|These will vary depending on quantity and value|
|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.