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Wills

We cannot emphasis the importance of having a Will done. This takes the stress away of your family members having to deal with your estate should you pass away. By making a Will you are providing your instructions as to how your assets should be distributed and to whom it should be given.

Our charges for a single last Will provided the estate does not exceed £500,000 is £150.00 plus VAT.

Our charges for a double will are £200.00 plus VAT. For anything that exceeds £500,000 please contact us directly to obtain a quote.

Please complete the questionnaire below and return and we will have your Will ready in 5 working days once the questionnaire is returned with the necessary information completed.

Will Planning Questionnaire

Probate

Probate matters are dealt by Arunthathy Vigneswaran Solicitor

If someone dies and has left no will the person who is the next of kin will need to apply for Probate. Firstly we will have to check whether the person who states that they are the next of kin is entitled to apply for the Probate

If a Will has been left the executors appointed in the last will have to apply for the Probate. We will state in our initial letter to you what is required in order to apply for Probate and confirm what our fees VAT and disbursements

It will normally take 6-8 weeks to complete an application where no inheritance tax is payable. However this depends on the Probate registry we submit our application and the application can takes longer due to a backlog or other reasons. We have no control over the time it takes for the Probate registry to complete an application.  Once you have confirmed your instructions for us to proceed we will submit our application once we have received the documents requested from you.

In an application where inheritance tax is due we would have to complete the relevant forms to submit to the Inland revenue to ascertain the tax that is due and obtain the certificate and in order to have Probate granted. If inheritance tax is due this would likely to take 10-12 hours to complete the relevant forms.

Cost Information

Our hourly rates for probate is £250.00 per hour.

If inheritance tax is due this would likely to take 10-12 hours to complete the relevant forms and submit to the Probate registry. Our fees will normally charged  with VAT at 20%

If no inheritance tax is payable an application is likely take 6-8 weeks depending on the Probate registry backlogs

Disbursements are the Probate fee of £155.00. Copies of Probate at £1.50 per copy.No VAT is payable on these disbursements

Our nominal disbursements  will be for telephone calls at 15.00 per incoming and outgoing calls and emails and letters are charged at £15.00 each for incoming and outgoing letters. VAT is charged where relevant

The disbursements will be office copies if any and the Probate fee

For confirmation of the costs and disbursements please submit the enquiry form below and we will provide you with a quote.