Probate fee rises scrapped

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Controversial plans to increase probate fees are to be scrapped due to the general election. They had been set to rise in May 2017 from as little as £155 up to as much as £20,000 for some […]

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Inheriting the family home

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Inheriting the family home is becoming less expensive due to a new inheritance tax (IHT) relief for residences which was introduced in April 2017. The relief is flexible enough to allow a person to downsize to […]

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Huge increase in probate fees “morally wrong”

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Relatives inheriting estates worth more than £300,000 from May this year are going to be hit with huge increases in court fees, as the government looks to target them as a way to reduce its […]

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Death of George Michael shows importance of having a will

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The recent death of George Michael and reports that he left his estate to family and various charities, is a reminder to us all to make sure we too clearly express our wishes in a […]

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New Trust Register to be launched

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A new Trust Register is to be in place by June 2017 to record details of trustees, settlors and beneficiaries. This will introduce another level of regulation for trusts and advisers to deal with, and […]

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Probate: reducing costs and the stress

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In a year where we have said goodbye to many departed musicians, actors and entertainers, the difficult issues of not having a will (intestacy) and dealing with probate have been highlighted numerous times. Bishop Fleming’s […]

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Huge Increase In Probate Fees “Morally Wrong”

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Proposed Death Charges: A New Tax On Estates Relatives inheriting estates worth more than £300,000 are going to be hit with huge increases in court fees as the government looks to target them as a […]

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