Monthly Wills & Trusts Archives: April 2017

Planned probate fee hike dropped ahead of snap election

Planned probate fee hike dropped ahead of snap election

A controversial probate fee rise which would see bereaved families shelling out as much as £20,000 before they could inherit has been halted ahead of... Read More

Planned probate fee hike halted ahead of snap election

Planned probate fee hike halted ahead of snap election

A controversial probate fee rise which would see bereaved families shelling out as much as £20,000 before they could inherit has been halted ahead of the... Read More

Report suggests Lord Chancellor lacks authority to go ahead with 'stealth tax' probate fee hike

Report suggests Lord Chancellor lacks authority to go ahead with 'stealth tax' probate fee hike

A new report published by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments has suggested that a new Government plan to raise £300m by hiking up probate fees is... Read More