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    • Solicitor - Private Client Team
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Probate Fees Update - 2019

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The Government's controversial proposal to increase the Court Probate fees to a sliding scale of up to £6000 depending on the size of the estate has been reversed. Solicitors, the Law Society and the wider public had vigorously campaigned...

Probate Fee Increase

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On 5th November 2018, the Government announced planned changes to Probate fees which will see the current flat rate (£155 when applying through a Solicitor and £215 for a personal application) change to a sliding scale dependent on the value of...

Proposed changes to the law on Wills

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In July 2017, a four month public consultation was issued by the Law Commission on reforming the current law of wills which dates back to 1837. They also proposed reforms to the test of a person’s capacity to make a will, which was set out...