Obtaining a grant of representation and dealing with the administration of an estate can be complicated; it can take several months to make sure everything is done properly. At Phillips & Phillips we offer a complete estate administration service to deal with everything for you.
Every estate is different, which is why we encourage you to contact us so we can provide you with an estimate outlining a range of potential fees to make sure that you get the right amount of support to meet your individual circumstances. We will update you regularly on your costs throughout the matter so you can stay in control throughout.’
The below price information is a general indication of costs based on our experience.
We estimate a fee cost is likely to range between £1,950 and £3,500 plus VAT and disbursements* for a straightforward grant of probate and administration of an estate, for estates in England and Wales, where:
*Disbursements (costs related to your matter that are payable to third parties)
|Office copies for the grant of probate (per copy)||£0.50||none|
|Post in the local newspaper||£185.00||none|
|Post in the London Gazette||£62.15||none|
* Please note that the government has issued proposals to increase fees in the future. We will attempt to make the application for the grant before the fee changes but due to the nature of the process and reliance on third parties this may not be possible.
Please contact us so that we can provide you with an individual quote based on your specific circumstances.’
Listing factors that could increase costs
The following factors are likely to increase the cost of your matter:
As soon as any complications arise we will discuss these with you and agree the fee for the additional work being carried out in advance of any additional work being undertaken.
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