Probate solicitors near you
When a loved one passes, their estate will be divided according to their will, we have dealt with thousands of both contested and uncontested probate matters. Whether the deceased had a will or died without one we can help you. In just the last year our team have dealt with estates worth millions and have experienced very straight forward estates to very complex ones.
We deal with all our probate cases on a fixed, pre-arranged pricing package depending on the size and complexity of the estate so you will always know the true costs before proceeding. The packages start with small estates and increase in size to larger estates often worth well over 1.25 million.
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What’s the average cost of a case?
The cost of your case will depend on a number of different factors including the time spent advising on managing the administration of the estate. The cost will depend on the complexity and nature of the estate. Factors that will have an impact may include the number of assets, life policies, properties, investments and the number of beneficiaries.
Our fees for administrating an estate range between 2% and 4% of the gross value of the estate. Included within the administration process we will undertake all legal formalities to obtain the grant of probate or letter of administration.
What’s included in our probate services?
We will offer an initial consultation with an experience probate specialist either at our offices, over the phone or by video call. (Home visits can be arranged at an additional £75 in some locations.) We will handle all affairs with HM Revenue and Customs on behalf of the estate, we will defend or negotiate any claims against the estate from dependents and provide advice to executors or administrators of their obligations and personal liabilities in dealing with distribution of the estate.
All of this will take a large amount of stress and hard work away from you or the executor during what is likely to be a very difficult time for you all. Our expert solicitors work to achieve the best possible outcome for you and deal with your case in a fast and empathetic manner. They’ve dealt with straight forward cases alongside more complex cases and dealt with claims against the estate on a regular basis, so we can assure you you’ll be in very capable hands. To speak to a solicitor today call us on 0203 9252 301 or complete an online enquiry form.