Tag: Shropshire wills

Probate Fees Set To Rise

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The Government has confirmed that it plans to proceed with proposals to make changes to probate fees in England and Wales. This will see the fee payable on making an application for probate changing from being a flat fee to a banded system where the fee is dependent on the value of the estate. This is likely to result in a significant increase in the fee payable for a large…

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I’m Married: I Don’t Need A Will

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I’m married: I don’t need a will. Yes you do Why? If I die everything I own will go to my husband/wife, right? Wrong! But I thought it was just automatic if you were married? No. If you die without leaving a will the Rules of Intestacy apply to all your property. That sounds a bit complicated. What does it mean? It means that your husband or wife will get…

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