Controversial changes to probate fees have been scrapped ahead of the upcoming election, the government confirmed today.Read More
Probate and Trust Administration Articles
We understand the emotional challenges following bereavement and work with clients to administer estates as quickly as possible - including help with the creation and administration of any trusts created under the will, whatever the jurisdiction.
Inheritance tax (“IHT”) is charged on your death at the rate of 40% based on the value of your assets. This 40% rate is only charged on any value exceeding the nil-rate band, which…Read More
Administering another ‘death tax’ will create problems for solicitors, who also question whether it is right for the bereaved to subsidise the courts and tribunal service.Read More
Emma Loveday provides a snapshot of the status of consultations affecting the private client practitioner.Read More
Disappointingly, the Ministry of Justice has confirmed that it is going ahead with its controversial proposals to increase the costs of applying for grant of probate under which the…Read More
Jenny Cutts was quoted in the Law Gazette about how administering another ‘death tax’ will create problems for solicitors, who also question whether it is right for the bereaved to…Read More