New Probate Fees Dropped Posted by David West, 21/04/2017

New Probate Fees Dropped

Today's news will come as a relief to our clients as well as to us. For weeks now we have been working flat out to push through probate cases so that the bereaved families who have employed our services need not incur the new probate charging proposals stated in the recent spring budget.  ... read more

How A Little Planning Can Save You Thousands Posted by David West, 03/03/2017

How A Little Planning Can Save You Thousands

How the new Residence Nil-Rate Band and the proposed Grant of Probate fees will affect your beneficiary’s inheritance Main Residence Nil-Rate Band ('MRNRB') The new Residence Nil-Rate Band was introduced by the Government as a “fairer” method of applying Inheritance Tax: If you are... read more

Can you change a Will after someone dies? Posted by David West, 09/01/2017

Can you change a Will after someone dies?

The answer is ‘Yes’, but should you? The families I help are often surprised when I tell them that they can change a loved one’s Will. Surely a person’s wishes should be honoured shouldn’t they? Yet, since the vast majority of Wills I come across are out of date or ju... read more

Deputyship Package Posted by David West, 25/11/2016

Deputyship Package

Apply For Deputyship Order - Make Decisions For Someone Who Lacks Capacity. If you have left it too late to draft a Lasting Power of Attorney you can still apply for a Deputyship Order.  This means that you can get control over a loved one's property and affairs if they are now no longer ... read more

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