Category Archives: Probate & Estate Adminstration

Should I set up a Trust?

Increasingly our clients consult us about gifting assets to their offspring and family during their lifetime, rather than on death by Will. There are a number of advantages to giving this course of action consideration.  Many would prefer to see their beneficiaries receive the gift during their lifetime or perhaps the beneficiary has an urgent […]

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New government proposals signal substantial increase in costs following death

In many cases following a death, it is necessary to make an application to the Court for a Grant of Representation (often known as Probate) in order to administer a deceased’s estate. The government has recently announced plans to increase the fees payable to the Court when applying for a Grant.  Previously, the Court has […]

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  • While making our Will, everything was fully explained to us.  We found the process very straight forward and would definitely recommend you to our family and friends. With many thanks.
    Mr & Mrs F Cragg - Oldham
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