The Cost & Complexities of Probate Posted by David West , 08/09/2016

The Cost & Complexities of Probate


“… I thought there would be plenty of money to pay everything, as well as having some in hand. How wrong I was.”

A recent article in the Daily Telegraph discusses the surprisingly high costs which come with probate and the unexpected complexity of the process. Journalist Liz Hodgkinson describes her experience as co-executor of a friend’s estate. She talks – among other things - about how quickly costs can incur if on an hourly rate, how time-consuming it can be to have assets valued, as well as the difficulty of selling assets abroad.

Read more here.


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