Probate and Administration of Estates

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Simple Estate

Complex Estate

Example

Criteria

No inheritance tax

Minimal number of bank accounts and/or share transactions

No foreign assets

No more than one property

Inheritance tax

Multiple numbers of bank accounts, share transactions, properties, investments and pensions

Legal Fees

£750 - £1000 (+VAT)

£200 per hour (+VAT)

Plus

1% of the gross value of the estate (+VAT)

Additional Fees

Probate court fee - £155- £160

Land Registry searches - £3 - £9  

Electronic funds transfer fee up to £40 (+VAT) per payment

Oath fee - £7 - £35

Probate court fee - £155- £160

Land Registry searches - £3 - £9

Electronic funds transfer fee up to £40 (+VAT) per payment

Oath fee - £7 - £35

Timescale

Grant of Probate 4-12 weeks

Distribution within 12 months

Grant of Probate up to 26 weeks

Distribution within 24 months

 

Please note that the sale of property will be dealt with and billed separately by one of our conveyancing team.

 




For more information contact our office and speak with a member of our Probate team on 0161 797 9222.