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Probate fees hike from April 2019: will you face a bill for thousands?

Probate fees hike from April 2019: will you face a bill for thousands?

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.

Online probate application system launches

Online probate application system launches

People administering estates can now apply for the necessary paperwork from home, with HM Courts & Tribunals (HMCTS) new online probate service.

Probate fees shake-up to send costs soaring for large estates

Probate fees shake-up to send costs soaring for large estates

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.

Probate fees set to rocket for larger estates

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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