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How to Leave Money to Charity in Your Will - Best Value Probate

How to Leave Money to Charity in Your Will

If you’re writing a will, deciding what to do with your worldly belongings when you pass over can be tricky. For most people, the number one priority will be to leave as much as possible for your family, but leaving money to charity in your will is not only a worthy cause, but can also mean your family are better off too.

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How Much Inheritance Tax Will I Have to Pay

How Much Inheritance Tax Will I Have to Pay?

Following a death, there are all kinds of questions needing to be answered, many of which are to do with the logistics and finances around Probate. One of the questions we hear the most often is – how much inheritance tax will I have to pay?

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3 Things to Consider When Choosing an Executor for Your Will

3 Things to Consider When Choosing an Executor for Your Will

Choosing an executor for your will can be a difficult decision, and one that isn’t talked about much. It’s a well-known fact that making a will is hugely important, but when it comes to choosing an executor, there’s not as much information available. To help you make the right decision, we’ve listed the top three things that you should consider when choosing the executor for your will.

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All You Need to Know About the New Changes to Probate Fees

All You Need to Know About the New Changes to Probate Fees

The government has recently proposed changes to the cost of Probate throughout England and Wales. The new system will take into account how much the deceased’s estate is worth, with the current flat fee becoming a thing of the past. Current Probate Fees Currently, Probate fees stand at an affordable flat rate of £215, regardless […]

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How to Probate a Will in 7 Easy Steps

How to Probate a Will in 7 Easy Steps

Applying for probate can be a complicated process, especially when emotions are high after a family death, but it doesn’t have to be so difficult to sort out what is rightfully yours. If you have the right solicitor by your side, the process of probate can be broken down into 7 easy steps:

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