Debt higher than savings for over 50s

The average debt for those aged 50-59 now exceeds the average savings for the same age group, research has shown. A recent..

Baby boomers unaware of risks of intestacy

Startling figures have revealed the attitudes of the over 55 age group towards writing a Will. The figures indicate a..

Proposed probate fee increases scrapped ahead of General Election

The Government’s decision to change from the flat-rate probate fee to a tiered system based on the value of the estate has..

Could the increase in probate fees be unlawful? 

The impending increase in probate fees were thrown into doubt earlier this week after they were branded ‘unlawful’ by the..

Charities win appeal at the Supreme Court in landmark Ilott inheritance case

Three animal charities have won a case at the Supreme Court against a women cut out of her mother’s £500,000 Will. 

Kings Court Trust condemns government’s decision to increase probate fees

The government’s decision to increase probate fees from £215, or £155 if families are using a solicitor, to a tiered system..

Katie Price reveals she hasn’t changed her Will since splitting with her ex-husband

Katie Price has revealed that she hasn’t updated her Will in several years, explaining that her ex-husband Peter Andre and..

Kings Court Trust adds thoughts to Which? article on DIY probate

A recent article published by Which? explains how ordinary families could save thousands of pounds in legal fees by carrying..