From the 1st May the application fee for a grant of representation (i.e. grant of probate or letters of administration) will likely be changing from a flat rate of £155.00 to a banded structure according to the value of the estate.
The fees will be as follows:
|Estate Worth||Application Fee|
|£50,000.00 – £300,000.00||£300.00|
|£300,000.00 – £500,000.00||£1,000.00|
|£500,000.00 – £1,000,000.00||£4,000.00|
|£1,000,000.00 – £1,600,000.00||£8,000.00|
|£1,600,000.00 – £2,000,000.00||£12,000.00|
We advise that if you need to apply for a Grant of Probate then you do so as soon as possible to avoid having to pay such a large fee increase. Please contact our Joint Group Practice Heads, Emma Fuller or Kate Godber, for more information.
Contact Emma Fuller on 01509212108 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Kate Godber on 01858434022 or email@example.com
If you would like to discuss this further please contact Edward Hands & Lewis Solicitors on 0116 2665394 or find your nearest office on our website.Talk to our legal team
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