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8 February 2019 0 Comments Posted in News, Private Client

Hike in probate fees is a ‘stealth tax’, says lawyers Royds Withy King

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Grieving families are to be hit with increased probate fees as the Government has given the green light to the controversial hike in new fees on the administration of estates. Probate fees are currently a flat £215 irrespective of the …

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3 December 2018 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Private Client, Private Wealth

‘Stealth tax’ on estates announced by the Government

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At the start of November, the Government signalled its intent to revisit the controversial increase to probate court fees, looking to link them with the value of the estate (before Inheritance Tax) as opposed to the flat fee currently charged.

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5 July 2018 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Private Client

Lasting Powers of Attorney: Is the power in safe hands?

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Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) have been in the press recently with headlines telling us that investigations by the Office of the Public Guardian* into actions of Attorneys are on the rise. Understanding an Attorney’s responsibilities, and an education of what they can and can’t do is often the important issue. We look at some of the ways you can make sure you are acting correctly as an Attorney.

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21 October 2013 0 Comments Posted in News

Our private client team continues to expand

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Edward Vidnes, a solicitor with a special interest in elderly people and incapacity issues, has joined our expanding Private Client team as a Senior Associate from Burningham & Brown, where he worked for over 10 years. Edward specialises in Wills, …

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