Article Tag: Estate administration and probate

Grant of probate application fees set to rise

Reforms to increase the cost of a grant of probate application are set to be implemented by the government. First discussed in 2017, the fee increase is now set to take effect in April 2019. What are the fees for a grant of probate application?   The current application fees are fixed at £215.00 for… Read more »

Succession Planning For Farmers: Top Tips For Getting Things Right

Helen Gowin, Estate Administration & Probate Partner, looks at succession planning for farmers and gives her top tips for getting things right. A good starting place is to consider the historical structure of the farm, and review who currently manages the finances and how roles are defined. Considering and documenting these aspects will help to outline… Read more »