Probate Fees increasing?

The government is looking at increasing the probate fees bereaved family and friends have to pay to activate a will, with the rise being labelled a 'death tax'. The fees are currently set at a flat rate of £215 for all estates worth at least £5,000. However, the government wants to move to a tiered [...]

By |2017-05-19T16:12:58+01:00February 25th, 2016|Probate|0 Comments

Mental Capacity

When making your Will and / or your Powers of Attorney (LPA) you need to have “Mental Capacity”. That’s great but what is it and what do YOU need to know. Simply it is being able to make decisions for yourself. To have capacity a person must be able to: understand the information that is [...]

By |2017-05-19T16:12:58+01:00February 16th, 2016|Power of Attorney, Wills|0 Comments