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Wills & probate

probate fee hike cancelled

Probate fees hike put on hold

Plans to overhaul probate fees have been put on ice ahead of the snap general election. The government had planned to switch the flat-rate £215 probate application fee to a sliding...

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Probate costs will rise to over £1,000 for thousands

Probate fees set to rocket for larger estates

The cost of administering a deceased person’s estate in England and Wales could soar to up to £20,000 in May, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has confirmed.   Subject to parliamentary...

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Half of Brits don’t have a will

Half of Britons have not made a will, new figures reveal. Get help from the Which? experts to create your will in just a few minutes.

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Probate fees set to rocket

The government has proposed a new tiered system of probate fees, based on the value of the deceased's estate, rather than the current flat fee of £215.

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