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Kings Court Trust’s response to the planned reform of Grant of Probate fees

Tomorrow is the deadline for companies and individuals to respond to the consultation to reform Grant of Probate fees.

Rise in probate fees could see bereaved families struggle

A Ministry of Justice (MoJ) proposal will result in a sharp rise in probate fees and potentially significant cash flow..

Charities to appeal decision in Ilott inheritance case

Three animal welfare charities have mounted an appeal to challenge a judge’s decision which allowed a woman’s estranged..

Grieving families face significant rise in probate fees

Government proposals unveiled this week could result in a hundredfold increase in probate fees for some families, reports The..

Rock star or not, everyone needs a Will

The death of David Bowie last month caused a generation to mourn the loss of one of the world's most charismatic musical..

The Risk of Miscalculating Your Inheritance Tax - You Could Be Branded a Criminal

Ordinary individuals inheriting assets from overseas could risk criminal charges if they miscalculate the tax owed, reports..

UK Councils Pick Up £1.7m Bill for So-Called 'Paupers Funerals'

The BBC has reported that the cost of public health funerals, also known as paupers’ funerals, has risen by almost 30% to..

Banks Change Limits on Monetary Releases Following Death

Following sustained and increasingly vocal lobbying from customers and consumer groups, a number of leading UK banks have..

Unregulated Probate Providers a Risk to Elderly Individuals

We came across this piece of news recently in the Lincolnshire Echo, but whilst this is a regional story the topic is one of..