Wills and Probate


Wills

The making of a Will is one of the most important things we can ever do yet so many of us keep putting it off until another day. Our lawyers are able to advise upon a large range of legal solutions to difficult issues and will be able to draft and arrange suitably worded wills that enable you to be sure that Making a Will is vitally important for ensuring that:



Our costs are not expensive we charge:
£80 + VAT for a single standard will not containing complicated trusts.
£144 + VAT for a joint/mutual will not containing complicated trusts

Particularly complex wills are charged on a time basis and we will be happy to indicate the costs upon telephone enquiry 01782 820305.

Probate

Our lawyers will arrange for the administration of estates in a timely manner.

The Cost
Our costs in assisting in the obtaining of a Grant of Probate or Letters of Administration in simple cases is £480 including VAT plus disbursements.

Estate Administration

Once the grant has been obtained the Estate has to be administered or wound up. We can assist you in dealing with all such matters, no matter their complexity.

The cost of administering the Estate are either a fixed fee based on a fraction or 1% of the total value of the estate or on a chargeable time basis. Please telephone us for further information on 01782 820305.

Lasting Powers of Attorney

If you want to have the peace of mind knowing that you and your financial affairs are being looked after should you become mentally or physically infirm, you can apply to be registered with the Court of Protection, a lasting Power of Attorney. To do so whilst you are mentally able to do so is cost effective and has enormous benefits. We will be happy to discuss the advantages with you. Please telephone us for further information on 01782 820305.

Our Costs

Individual
£380 (including VAT) and Court of Protection Fee £110 for either a Property and Financial Power of Attorney or Health and Welfare Power of Attorney.

£600 (including VAT) and two Court of Protection fees (£220) for both Property and Financial Power of Attorney or Health and Welfare Power of Attorney.

Couples
£720 (including VAT) and Court of Protection Fee £220 for either a Property and Financial Power of Attorney or Health and Welfare Power of Attorney.

£960 (including VAT) and two Court of Protection fees (£440) for both Property and Financial Power of Attorney or Health and Welfare Power of Attorney.

We can also offer home, hospital and hospice visits. Please telephone us on 01782 820305 for further information.