Wills & probate
Bereaved families no longer face the prospect of a hefty bill for probate applications, with the government announcing a planned fee rise will not go ahead.
Millions of adults in the UK haven’t made a will. We run through common misconceptions that could be holding them back and what the reality is.
Families could be hit with huge bills after a loved one passes away after a shake-up to probate fees. Which? explains the new fees and how much you'll pay.
Nearly one million people could get Power of Attorney refund after being overcharged for applications by the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG).
People administering estates can now apply for the necessary paperwork from home, with HM Courts & Tribunals (HMCTS) new online probate service.
We explain everything you need to know about writing a will, and what could happen if you die without one.
A reform of probate fees announced by the Ministry of Justice will see costs for the wealthiest estates rise by thousands of pounds from April 2019.
Acting for a loved one under Power of Attorney? Exclusive Which? research reveals the worst banks for registering an LPA and obtaining correct information.
If you're dealing with a loved one's estate, a new service allows you to notify six financial institutions in one go. Which? explains how it works.
Many people without a will believe they have nothing worth inheriting - but the risks are high. Which? explains who needs a will and how to get one.