When a loved one has passed away, you want to be able to rely on an expert and experience solicitor who can help deal with the estate efficiently and thoroughly, all with an understanding and friendly manner.
We understand that Wills and Probate matters can be difficult and confusing. We have a specialist Wills and Probate team so you know that only the best and most experienced people are working for you. We can provide you with estimated costs, which are worked out when we have taken brief details of the deceased’s estate.
To make life a little easier, we can — in particular circumstances — meet you in your home to make sure you are looked after with convenience and in comfort.
Applying for the Grant, collecting and distributing the assets
The Estate not liable for inheritance tax because below exemption (currently £325,000 or with transfer of unused inheritance tax spouse allowance ) currently £650,000. For an estate with a house, several bank accounts and several beneficiaries.
The legal fee is £1,950 plus VAT of £390 and a Probate Court fee of
|Our Fees:||Value of estate is below £325,000||£650.00 to £1,950.00|
|Value of estate is above £325,000||0.5% to 3.0% of value of the estate – dependent on size and complexity|
|Disbursements:||Probate registry fee||£155.00|
|Extra copies of the probate document||£0.50|
|Service Includes:||We deal with all the estate administration|
|Where there is no Will, acting on behalf of the administrators of the estate|
|Where there is a Will, acting on behalf of the executors of the estate|
|Arranging payment of funeral costs|
|Obtaining valuations of the property, shares, and other assets|
|Dealing with property related matters (Council tax, utilities, insurance)|
|Completion of the Inheritance Tax forms|
|Transfer of Inheritance Tax nil rate band|
|Drafting the Oath/ Statement of truth in support of the application|
|Completing the closure forms and collecting in the assets|
|Reclaim of income tax|
|Preparation of the estate accounts|
|Payment of all legacies|
|All our fees are exclusive of VAT.||All estates are different, which is why it is difficult to fix the costs due to the complex and varying nature of the work involved. For a fixed fee quote tailored to the approximate value of the estate, please contact us by telephone or email, and we’ll aim to provide it to you the same or next working day. Our fees will always be fixed at the start of you joining.|
OFFICE OPENING TIMES
MON - FRI 09:30 AM to 5:30 PM
We are closed each day between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. for lunch.
To find our offices, please click on the map
640 Cranbrook Road, Barkingside, Ilford, Essex, IG6 1HQ
0208 554 1985