Wills & Probate Costs

Clarity

Sometimes cases are straight forward other are more complicated

Taunton Solicitors are happy to deal with any enquiries that you have, whether by telephone or email.  However, the following guidance sets out our charges for various aspects of our work.  Particularly complicated Wills, Trust Deeds and Estate Planning would involve higher fees, based upon our current hourly charging rates.  In such cases, you will be provided with an estimate of likely costs at the time that you provide us with instructions.

WILLS

Single (Basic)                             Now reduced to

190.00 plus VAT

Mirror (Basic)                            Now reduced to

270.00 plus VAT

Property Trust Will

350.00 plus VAT

Mirror Property Trust Will

450.00 plus VAT

Codicils

150.00 plus VAT

Travel (within area, per visit)

50.00 plus VAT

Other Wills – based upon hourly rate  (JC £250  MB £180)

Otherwise case by case basis (JC £250  MB £180)

LASTING POWERS OF ATTORNEY (LPA)

1 x LPA

325.00 plus VAT

2 x LPA

425.00 plus VAT

3 x LPA

525.00 plus VAT

4 x LPA

625.00 plus VAT

Office of Public Guardian Fee (per LPA)

82.00

ENDURING POWER OF ATTORNEY (EPA)

Registration with Office of Public Guardian

600.00 plus VAT

DEPUTYSHIP

Application – Fixed Fees (unless exceptional circumstances)

  • Application

950.00 plus VAT

  • Trustee Appointment

500.00 plus VAT

ESTATE ADMINISTRATION

Probate Court fee for Estates over £5,000 

£155 currently

1 – GRANT ONLY

– IHT 205

950.00 plus VAT

– IHT 400

1,450.00 plus VAT

2 – ENTIRE ESTATE (average size estate)

  1. IHT 205

2,000 to 3,000 plus VAT

  1. IHT 400

4,000 to 5,000 plus VAT

3 – ENTIRE ESTATE

(substantial assets and/or complexity)

  1. Time costed charge based on current hourly rate and
  2. Value element charge as follows:-

Property element             0.75  %

Other, up to £750,000     1.5   %

1-6 million                          0.5   %

Over 6 million         0.0008333 %

PROPERTY

Deed of Variation

500.00 to 750.00 plus VAT

Assent/Transfer (plus registration fee, TBA)

250.00 plus VAT

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Our Address is:

2 Tangier Central, Taunton TA1 4AP

Business Hours are Monday to Friday – 9.00am to 5.00pm

COVID-19 Business as usual just remotely

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Main Switchboard:  01823 351 122  

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