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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. Once instructed please note once the WILL, Codicil or LPA is drafted our cost become payable.

WILLS & LPAs Package Discounts available please ask our Team Telephone: 01823 351122

WILLS

Single (Basic)                             

240.00 plus VAT

Mirror (Basic)                             

380.00 plus VAT

Property Trust Will

380.00 plus VAT

Mirror Property Trust Will

480.00 plus VAT

Codicils

215.00 plus VAT

Travel (within Taunton)                              Other areas covered refer

50.00 plus VAT

Other Wills – based upon hourly rate  (£275)

Otherwise case by case basis (hourly rate of £275)

LASTING POWERS OF ATTORNEY (LPA)

1 x LPA

325.00 plus VAT

2 x LPA

520.00 plus VAT

3 x LPA

845.00 plus VAT

4 x LPA

1040.00 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 

£TBC currently

1 – GRANT ONLY

– IHT 205

From 1,450.00 plus VAT

– IHT 400

From 2,200.00 plus VAT

2 – ENTIRE ESTATE (average size estate)

  1. IHT 205

From 2,500 to 4,500 plus VAT

  1. IHT 400

From 5,500 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)

350.00 plus VAT

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