Probate Fees Increase: 1st May 2017

March 2, 2017

From the 1st May the application fee for a grant of representation (i.e. grant of probate or letters of administration) will likely be changing from a flat rate of £155.00 to a banded structure according to the value of the estate.

The fees will be as follows:

Estate Worth
Application Fee
£50,000.00 – £300,000.00
£300,000.00 – £500,000.00
£500,000.00 – £1,000,000.00
£1,000,000.00 – £1,600,000.00
£1,600,000.00 – £2,000,000.00
Over £2,000,000.00

We advise that if you need to apply for a Grant of Probate then you do so as soon as possible to avoid having to pay such a large fee increase. Please contact our Joint Group Practice Heads, Emma Fuller or Kate Godber, for more information.

Contact Emma Fuller on 01509212108 or

Contact Kate Godber on 01858434022 or

If you would like to discuss this further please contact Edward Hands & Lewis Solicitors on 0116 2665394 or find your nearest office on our website.

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