Snuff Mill Warehouse
Park Lane
Bewdley
DY12 2EL
01299 405873

List of charges

Single Will (a single document for a single person)
£225 (limited to 3 legacies (fixed gifts of money)/residuary gifts), additional legacies/residuary gifts any complex substitutional clauses will incur further costs – please ask for details).

Mirror Will
£400 (2 documents drafted as a ‘matching pair’ for husband and wife or a couple), (limited to 3 legacies (fixed gifts of money)/residuary gifts), additional legacies/residuary gifts any complex substitutional clauses will incur further costs – please ask for details). 

One Lasting Power of Attorney for an individual (Either Health & Welfare or Property & Finance)
£375 (plus OPG registration fees of £82) N.B. There are exemptions and remissions for OPG registration fees.

Two Lasting Power of Attorney for an individual (both Health & Welfare and Property & Finance)
£675 to £775 (plus OPG registration fees of £164) N.B. There are exemptions and remissions for OPG registration fees.

Lasting Powers of Attorney for a couple (both Health & Welfare and Property & Finance)
£850-£950 (plus OPG registration fees of £328) N.B. There are exemptions and remissions for OPG registration fees.

Flexible Life Interest Will Trust for a couple
£775 (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), (limited to 3 legacies (fixed gifts of money)/residuary gifts), additional legacies/residuary gifts any complex substitutional clauses will incur further costs – please ask for details).

Discretionary Will Trust for a couple
£775 (a trust drafted into a Will which allows Trustees to decide when any of a group of named beneficiaries can inherit), (limited to 3 legacies (fixed gifts of money)/residuary gifts), additional legacies/residuary gifts any complex substitutional clauses will incur further costs – please ask for details).

Life Interest Will Trust for a couple
£775 (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), (limited to 3 legacies (fixed gifts of money)/residuary gifts), additional legacies/residuary gifts any complex substitutional clauses will incur further costs – please ask for details).

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
£100 (enables joint owners of an asset to gift their share of the asset in their Will)

Will Storage
Probate Registry fee £20 per Will plus our charge £28

Or

National Will Safe – annually £30 (storage of Will, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Letters of Wishes)

Deputyship
Fixed Fees £950 plus disbursements

Funeral Plans
Starting from £2,895.00

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 – IHT205) £1250 plus disbursements

Full Administration and Fixed Fee Probate
Figures based on Gross value of estate (IHT 205)
Up to £150,000 £2750 plus disbursements*
£150,001 – £250,000 £3500 plus disbursements*
£250,001 – £325,000 £4000 plus disbursements*

Estates of £325,000 plus are on a time basis – please ask for hourly rates (e.g. £200 per hour x 25 hours = £5,000).

Depending on individual circumstances these charges may vary e.g. the number of assets and complexity of those assets increase the time required to administer the estate.

*Disbursements are approximately £500 for most estates.

Administration costs in probate matters include fees from the bank for transfers (approximately £30 per transfer).

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

PAYMENT OF HALF FEES TO BE MADE UPON SIGNING OF LETTER OF INSTRUCTIONS AND BALANCE ON COMPLETION OF THE FINAL DRAFT OF THE DOCUMENTS INSTRUCTED TO BE PREPARED (CASH; CHEQUE OR BANK TRANSFER).

(Charges valid to 1 March 2023)