Probate (uncontested cases with all assets in the UK)
George Anthony Andrews can help you through this difficult process by obtaining the Grant of Representation on your behalf. We will also undertake the collection and distribution of the assets.
Obtaining the Grant of Probate (where no Inheritance tax is payable)
The fee is £1500 plus VAT.
Estates that fall within this range are dealt with on average within 3-6 months. Typically, obtaining the grant of probate/letters of administration takes approximately 3 months. Collecting the assets follows the issue of the grant, which can take between 3- 6 months. Once this has been done, we can distribute the assets, which normally takes 4 to 6 weeks.
Probate (Where inheritance tax is payable)
Our fees are likely to be in the range of £2,500 to £4,500 plus vat to obtain Probate.
The Work After the Grant of Probate/Letters of ADMINISTRATION
Once probate is obtained we charge an hourly rate of £275 plus VAT for the work undertaken which includes:
On average, estates that fall within this range are dealt with within 3-12 months.
Disbursements are costs related to your matter that are payable to third parties, such as court fees. We handle the payment of the disbursements on your behalf to ensure a smoother process.
Disbursements which are not included in our fixed fee above include:
*as at April 2019 where the net estate is over £5000