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

List of Charges

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

Mirror Will
£300 (2 documents drafted as a ‘matching pair’ for husband and wife or a couple)

Single Lasting Power of Attorney (Either Health & Welfare or Property & Finance)
£200 (plus OPG registration fees of £82) N.B. There are exemptions and remissions for OPG registration fees

Double Lasting Power of Attorney (both Health & Welfare or Property & Finance
£400 (plus OPG registration fees of £164) N.B. There are exemptions and remissions for OPG registration fees

Double Lasting Power of Attorney for a couple
£750 (plus OPG registration fees of £328)  N.B. There are exemptions and remissions for OPG registration fees

Flexible Life Interest Will Trust
£600 (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
£600 (a trust drafted into a Will which allows Trustees to decide when any of a group of named beneficiaries can inherit)

Life Interest Will Trust
£600 (a trust drafted into a Will which gives the beneficiary a life interest in the asset(s) to give an income to the beneficiary if required)

Bespoke Wills
It is sometimes necessary to advise on assets such as a business interest, domicile or succession in other countries – please ask for details of additional charges for advice in respect of these issues.

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

Advance Decision
£200

Will Storage
Probate Registry fee £20 per Will and £7.50 postage plus our charges £20

Or

National Will Safe – annually £30 (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

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 than 15 miles.

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)