Wills, Estate Planning, Trusts & Probate

COMPASSIONATE PROBATE SERVICE

Losing a loved one is always a distressing and emotional time, but even more so if you are unsure of the probate process and the steps required in the administration of an estate.

We Offer Sensitive Guidance

The process of probate can be both time consuming and complex. We are here to support and guide you through the tasks ahead when a person dies, with a professional, sensitive and compassionate service.

Dealing with a deceased estate is a particularly daunting task if you have never been involved with a probate application before, or you're named as an executor of the estate. Our aim is to take the burden from your shoulders so you can focus on supporting your loved ones.

We can take care of everything for you. Our experienced Private client team provide a sensitive and professional service. Leaving you to support your family members through this difficult time.

In summary, the Probate process involves:

  • Confirming whether the deceased person left a valid Will
  • Information gathering and notification
  • Applying for a Grant of Probate or Grant of Representation (a Letter of Administration)
  • Dealing with the Probate Registry and HMRC
  • Releasing and distributing the deceased's assets from the estate to the beneficiaries

In addition, our Probate team can help Personal Representatives by:

  • Contacting and notifying the relevant persons, asset and liability holders
  • Paying tax and answering any queries from HMRC for example inheritance tax
  • Assent of property (transferring the property to another, including into a trust)
  • Sales or transfers of assets or bank accounts
  • Sale of property, assets and shares
  • Advising beneficiaries on investing and protecting their inheritance
  • Advice on contesting a Will

Do You Need More Details?

Our Private Client Team are happy to discuss the process of dealing with an estate in more detail.

Please see below information about our probate fees.

WE ARE HERE TO SUPPORT AND GUIDE YOU THROUGH THE TASKS AHEAD WITH A PROFESSIONAL, SENSITIVE AND COMPASSIONATE SERVICE

YOUR PROBATE LAW | PERSONAL ADVICE SOLICITORS | TAYLOR ROSE TTKW EXPERTS

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Within our team we have extensive experience of delivering a high quality service in all matters relating to Wills, Estate Planning and Estate administration. The team has particular expertise in high value estates and in inheritance tax matters. One member of our team will conduct most of the work on your matter, but we will involve other members where appropriate and in order that work is carried out at the right level.

We can help you through this difficult process by obtaining the Grant of Probate on your behalf. We will also undertake the collecting and distributing of assets.

If you are the executor or administrator of an estate you might want to consider legal representation but are wondering about the fees and costs. Here we give you an overview of the services included and their respective costs. If you have any further questions contact us.


How much does this service cost?

You will appreciate that it is very difficult to estimate a likely fee before we know anything about the nature and complexity of a particular estate. Based on your individual circumstances we'll advise you on the best option for you. Call us today for one of our specialist solicitors to provide you with an estimate.
Obtaining a grant of representation in England and Wales *(excluding VAT) -
Obtaining a Grant (IHT205) £950 - £3000
Obtaining a Grant (IHT400) £2500 - £6000


Administration of estate -
Our fees for the administration of an estate range between 1% to 4% of the gross value of the estate depending on the complexity of your case and your location. You would be informed of any increase to our estimated fees prior to us carrying out any further work.

1-4% of Gross Estate (minimum fee £2500 - £10,000)
plus hourly rate (£160 - £325 +VAT)



 
Applying for the grant, collecting and distributing the assets

 

How much does this service cost?

Our hourly rates range from £160 to £325 plus VAT depending on the complexity of your case, the experience of the lawyer and your location. 

The exact cost will depend on the individual circumstances of the matter.

Please contact us for a quote tailored to your circumstances.



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