Westons Wills and Probate
Member of the Institute of Professional Will Writers

List of Charges

Single Will (a single document for a single person)
£125 - £150

Mirror Will
£250 (2 documents drafted as a ‘matching pair’ for husband and wife or a couple)

Single Lasting Power of Attorney
£150 (plus OPG registration fees of £82) N.B. There are exemptions and remissions for OPG registration fee

Double Lasting Power of Attorney
£300 (plus OPG registration fees of £164) N.B. There are exemptions and remissions for OPG registration fee

Flexible Life Interest Will Trust
£200 additional fee to mirror or single will fee (a flexible trust giving spouse/civil partner a life interest with an option to appoint to other named beneficiaries or to appoint to the spouse/civil partner)

Discretionary Will Trust
£200 additional fee to mirror or single will fee (a trust drafted into a Will which allows Trustees to decide when any of a group of named beneficiaries can inherit)

Severance of Joint Tenancy
£50-£75 (enables joint owners of an asset to gift their share of the asset in their Will)

Advance Decision
£150

Will Storage
Probate Registry fee £20 per Will and £7.50 postage plus our charges £20
Or
National Will Safe – annually £25 (storage of Will, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Letters of Wishes)

PROBATE FEES:-
We will either agree a fixed fee or a percentage of the value of the estate. The percentage range is 1.5% to 2.5% depending on the complexity

Fixed Fees:-
Grant only (standard) £750 plus disbursements
Grant only (IHT400) £1250 - £1500 plus disbursements

Full Administration and Fixed Fee Probate
Figures based on Gross value of estate (as on IHT 205 or 400)
Up to £50,000               £1250 plus disbursements
£50,001 - £150,000        £1500 plus disbursements
£150,001 - £250,000      £2000 plus disbursements
£250,001 - £325,000      £2500 plus disbursements

Estates of £325,000 plus are on a time basis – please ask for hourly rates

PAYMENT TO BE MADE IN FULL ON COMPLETION OF THE FINAL DRAFT OF THE DOCUMENTS INSTRUCTED TO BE PREPARED (CASH; CHEQUE OR BANK TRANSFER)

(Charges valid to 31 March 2019)

Depending on individual circumstances these charges may be subject to change by agreement with individual clients.

Home visits: £20 within a 15 mile radius.  Please ask for details if you live further then 15 miles.