Schedule of Fees

Wills

Simple Will£150 plus VAT
Mirror Will (married couple, civil partners and couples cohabiting) £280 plus VAT
Wills to include Trusts (Life Interest Trusts and Discretionary Trusts) Wills to include Digital Asset Protection £300 plus VAT
Mirror Trust Will (married couple, civil partners and couples cohabiting) £500 plus VAT

Costs of Wills are fixed and will be confirmed at initial meeting. Costs include all advice, correspondence, telephone calls, meetings, the preparation and completion of your Will. Providing Witnesses upon execution of your Will and free lifetime storage.

Lasting Powers of Attorney

Single Lasting Power of Attorney £330 plus VAT
Two Lasting Powers of Attorney £600 plus VAT
Four Lasting Powers of Attorney £1,200 plus VAT

In addition to the above fees, there will also be the Court fee of £82 per Lasting Power of Attorney .

All fees are fixed and include all advice and work in connection with the preparation of the Lasting Power of Attorney, acting as Certificate Provider and arranging for witnesses in accordance with the appropriate order of signing and providing certified copies upon completion.

Probate

Probate with a valid Will
Estates less than £50,000 (where no Grant of Probate is required)
£750 plus VAT
Grant of Probate where short form IHT205 required – includes all work up to and including making an application to the Court for the Grant of Probate, including completion of HMRC form IHT205 and form PA1P£1,250 plus VAT
Grant of Probate – Non-Taxable Estate – Form IHT205 and IHT217 required. For all work to include making an application to the Court for a Grant of Probate to include all necessary documentation and completion of HMRC Forms IHT205 and IHT217 and form PA1P £1,650 plus VAT
Estates – Completion of Form IHT400. For all work required for taxable and non taxable Estates whereby HM Revenue and Customs Inheritance Tax Account IHT400 is required. To include all work required to make the application for the Grant of Probate, to include completion of HMRC Form IHT400 and form PA1P £2,700 plus VAT
Post Grant of Probate – Estate Administration
All work required after the Court has issued the Grant of Probate can be charged at a fixed fee (to be agreed during initial consultation) or on the basis of time spent at the hourly rate of the appointed Solicitor.
Realising all assets, this includes closing bank accounts, selling or transferring shares, selling or transferring property, realising life policies, investments and all other assets.
Corresponding with third parties.
Completion of Estate Administration accounts.
Paying Legacies and arranging interim distributions.
Obtaining HMRC clearance.
Distributing the estate to beneficiaries
Charged at hourly rate £255 plus VAT or fixed fee to be agreed at initial consultation.