Wills & Probate

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Why make a will?

Leaving a will creates certainty for those you leave behind. We at Gittins McDonald always ensure that your will is right for you.

When will I need to take out probate?

PDF Wills & Probate Guide   PDF Lasting Powers of Attorney Guide

View our costs

Wills

Basic Will for one person £155.00 + VAT
Basic Will for two people £195.00 + VAT
Life Interest Will for one person £195.00 + VAT
Life Interest Will for two people £235.00 + VAT
Severance of Joint Tenancy for Life Interest Wills £45.00 + VAT
Codicils £95.00 + VAT per person
Discretionary Trust Wills £280.00 + VAT per person
Deed of Variation £195.00 + VAT

Lasting Powers of Attorney

LPA for Health and Welfare for one person £350.00 + VAT
LPA for Property and Finance for one person £350.00 + VAT
LPA for Property and Finance and Health and Welfare for one person £395.00 + VAT
LPA for either Property and Finance or Health and Welfare for two people (one LPA only) £395.00 + VAT
LPA for Property and Finance and Health and Welfare - couples (doing all) £425.00 + VAT
Office of the Public Guardian fee £82.00 per LPA

Probate

Fees are dependant on the size of the estate and what you require us to do but start from £500.00 + VAT including disbursements as follows:

Court fee for probate £162.50
Identity checks £7.50 per person
Bankruptcy searches £2.00 + VAT per beneficiary
HM Land Registry office copies £6.00 + VAT
Post in the London Gazette - protects against unexpected claims from unknown creditors View pricing
Post in a local newspaper - protects against unexpected claims from unknown creditors Prices can be provided (if required) and will vary from paper to paper

Interested in our Wills
& Probate services?

Contact us and ask for Bharti Gittins or Lucy Hughes to get a quote or to just talk through what we can do for you.

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