Probate Fees to increase from May 2017

The Government is introducing a dramatic rise in probate fees from May this year.   Currently flat fees apply of £215 if probate is applied for by friend or family member and £155 if a solicitor completes the process. Under the new plans estates worth £2m will have to pay a fee of £20,000 to execute the wishes of the deceased’s will.   There is less of an impact on smaller estates of between £50,000-…


Planning for Later Life – join us for a free talk from our expert

Making a will and planning for later life to ensure your wishes are carried out and your loved ones' inheritance is protected is one of the most important things you will ever do.   Iain Wanstall our resident expert runs free talks at our offices to help clients put plans in place to ensure that their wishes are carried out. Please call the office to book your place at his next talk. Tel: 01727 858807 or email    …


Later Life Legal Question & Answer Session

Iain Wanstall is conducting a Q & A session at Sunrise of Beaconsfield to provide people with some answers to the type of questions below:   Have you ever wondered what a power of attorney is? What is a Living Will? How do you go about putting them in place?   Iain provides regular talks to clients to help with later life planning, if you would like more information about when & where his next talk is, please call the office to…