Wills and Probate

Making a will is important

We write wills from the most simple bequests to those involving complicated trusts and tax mitigation. At your initial appointment we discuss your individual needs.  We advise you of the type of will you require and the cost. We do not operate a ‘one size fits all’ policy.

Costs:

We can work on a ‘grant only’ basis if you wish, for which a fixed fee will be charged.

Complete Estate Administration – the costs of this vary and will be discussed with you in an open manner when we meet.

We usually charge on a percentage basis of the gross estate but this is flexible depending on the value and complexity of the estate. We aim to give an effective and cost efficient service.

We believe everyone should have a power of attorney in place. Our service includes preparation of the document, acting as certificate provider and registration with the OPG.

Don’t leave it too late, contact us now for advice on the procedures involved.

Deputyship Costs:

We charge on an hourly rate for advice and assistance with regard to Deputyship.  Recent Deputyship applications have cost between £1,000 to £2,000 plus VAT and Court fees and Doctor’s fees.

wills and probate solicitors private client solicitors BirminghamPlease call or email to enquire about our Peace of Mind Packs

Our Peace of Mind Packs have been specially tailored to provide everything that you may want to ensure that your affairs are put in order.

We have two packs; one for couples and one for single clients.

The pack for couples includes wills incorporating a trust, powers of attorney for finances, health and welfare and information on care fees planning and choosing a care home. Included in the competitive price of the pack, clients will also have access to information and guidance on tax planning where the estate exceeds the current IHT threshold.

For single clients, we have a pack providing a will, powers of attorney and advice on the care funding system, choosing a care home and tax funding.

Birmingham Wills & Probate Solicitors – Our People

Joyce Bennell

Wills & Probate Solicitors in Birmingham – Our Philosophy

We aim to give you a good service at a fair price. Please contact us to discuss your needs and concerns or request further information. We do home and hospital visits in Birmingham, Worcestershire and Herefordshire at little or no additional charge.

Professional Birmingham Wills & Probate Legal Services

By using us you have the comfort of knowing we are qualified, insured, regulated and professional.

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Please remember to compare like for like. We offer a very personal and friendly service and a transparent fee structure.

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    Biddle and Webb are lucky enough to work with most of Birmingham’s solicitors.  RLK are, without doubt, one of the best.

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