Costs for our Grant Only Service
For simple cases where the estate is lower in value, there are fewer assets, and the estate is not liable for inheritance tax Rowlinsons offers a fixed fee Executor Grant Only Service. The costs incurred for obtaining Probate, including third-party fees, are as detailed below:
£1000.00 plus VAT (£1200.00 inc VAT)
These are expenses which are payable to third parties such as the Probate Registry
Probate Application Fee
£273 (no VAT) for estates over £5000.00
Extra copies of the Grant of Probate / Will
£1.50 per copy
Applying for a Grant of Probate only - larger or more complex estates
For larger or more complex estates providing a fixed fee grant-only service may not be possible.
For example, if:
- the estate is subject to Inheritance Tax or a full inheritance tax account IHT400 is required.
- you need our advice on the valuations of the assets which you have obtained.
- you need us to write to the bank or other financial institutions to obtain or check valuations.
- there are overseas or business assets.
- you ask us to help you search for a missing will or carry out additional searches for dormant or missing assets.
- there is no valid will.
The exact cost of obtaining a Grant of Probate will depend on a variety of factors, including the number, value, and complexity of the assets in the estate and whether you are claiming any Inheritance Tax reliefs.
Our legal costs will be based on an hourly rate and the number of hours it takes to complete the Inheritance Tax Forms.
Our solicitors’ hourly rates range from £190 to £250 per hour plus VAT depending on their seniority and experience. For complex or larger estates our legal fees could be between £1000 and £2000 plus VAT (£1200 - £2400). The disbursements would remain as above. For a better idea of the potential costs involved get in touch today for a no-obligation call.
Contact our solicitors for an Executors Grant Only Service
Rowlinsons Solicitors are a specialist law firm based in Cheshire with expertise in all types of probate matters. We regularly help clients across Cheshire and the North West from our offices in Frodsham and Runcorn (Sutton Weaver), including people in Warrington, Widnes, St Helens, Chester, and Northwich.
Our team is approachable, friendly and professional. By choosing Rowlinsons, you will have access to the experience and know-how of solicitors with decades of experience in the field.
As a specialist firm of Solicitors in Cheshire, we offer expert legal advice to clients across England and Wales. Contact us today to find out more about our services.
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