Wills and Probate

Making a Will is Important

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

Probate & Estate Administration: Our Costs

Fixed Fees

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 are bespoke to each situation. We will discuss all applicable fees in an  open manner when we first meet the client.

Cost Effective Probate Services

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

Lasting Power of Attorney

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 (Office of the Public Guardian).

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 costs between £1,000 to £2,000 (plus VAT). There are additional court and doctor’s fees.

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

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

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

Couples Peace of Mind Pack: 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 Inheritance tax (IHT) threshold.

Single Client Peace of Mind Pack: For single clients we have a pack providing a will, powers of attorney and advice on setting up trusts. Advice on the care funding system and tax funding, as well as choosing a care home, is also included.

Rubric Lois King: Our People

Joyce Bennell heads our Private Client division, dealing with all types of wills, trusts and tax planning.

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.

Shopping around?

Please remember to compare like for like. We offer a very personal and friendly will writing and probate service, with a transparent fee structure.

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