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How Much Does a Caveat Cost ?

Probate and Caveats If you are unhappy with a will or maybe the executor has simply refused to provide a copy of the will, you can issue what is called a Caveat against an estate. A Caveat simply prevents probate from being issued – nothing

Do I need probate to sell a property ?

When you need probate to sell a property When dealing with a deceased person’s estate that involves a property, it will need to be established how the property is owned. If the deceased held the property solely in their name, then Probate will need to

How Much Does It Cost To Contest a Will ?

The Costs of Contesting a Will As a law firm specialising in contested probate claims, we are frequently asked how much does it cost to contest a will ? There is no straightforward answer as every case is different. Sometimes cases settle relatively quickly whilst

Probate Costs 2014

The costs and fees of using a Solicitor for probate If you are an Executor and want some help with probate, we are frequently asked two questions what are the costs and how long will it take. While there are lots of companies offering probate

Probate to close a Deceased account ?

Need help closing a bank account of a Deceased person ? Have you been asked by a bank for probate ? if so we can help. Probate is the process that is followed after someone has died in the UK. It ends with the probate

What is the average cost of probate ?

Probate Costs and Charges : Fixed Fee Service There are lots of horror stories on the Internet about the costs of probate, about banks charging high fees and solicitors hourly rates. Fortunately, not everyone is the same, and we are one of the few firms

Probate House Valuation

Valuing a property for probate As part of the probate process, the Executor or Administrator must complete an Inheritance Tax return in every case. This return will be either an IHT 205 or IHT 400. If the Deceased left a property then the date of

Heir Hunters Fees

Have you been contacted by an Heir Hunter and are unsure what to do ? if so this article explains the important points to know. Why have I been contacted ? The chances are that a distant relative may well have died and left no will.

Who Can Apply For Probate ?

The probate process Who can apply for probate depends upon whether the Deceased left a will, or not. If a will is left the person with the responsibility for applying for probate is called the Executor, while if the Deceased left no will ( known

How Long Does Probate Take ?

How long does probate usually take ? Perhaps the most commonly asked question is how long does probate ? the answer depends upon a number of factors., which include :- the value of the estate ? is there Inheritance Tax payable ? if so an