Category Archives for Probate Costs

Proposed probate fees increase scrapped Early election forces Ministry of Justice u-turn

A planned increase in probate fees has now been scrapped because of the general election. The Ministry of Justice intended to impose fees of up £20,000 on estates in England and Wales from May 1, rising from the current flat fee of either £155 or £215. However, there is now no time for the statutory […]

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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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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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