Private Client work including Wills and Probate
Pluck Andrew and its predecessor firms have been meeting the needs of people in our community for decades and the department is trusted and professional. The firm is also sensitive to our clients' needs and can provide help that is affordable and involves a simple budget if need be.
The department specialises in providing a complete service from drafting Wills, to dealing with grants of Probate. We can take action to set up Trusts to protect family assets and also help to protect the assets and welfare of vulnerable adults.
Contact us if you need help with:
• Drafting a Will, no matter how complex or simple
• Tax Planning for the future
• Deeds of Variation
• Cases in the Court of Protection
• Advice on Powers of Attorney
• Obtaining Grants of Probate
• Administering Estates and Trusts
• Dealing with complex litigation under the Inheritance Act, and advising on disputed Wills and Estates
Our fees are tailored to your individual requirements so these prices are for guidance only:
Standard single Will - £150.00 plus VAT
Standard 'mirror' Will - £250.00 plus VAT
Mirrored wills are two, virtually identical wills where one person in a couple leaves their estate to the other in the event of their passing away.
Wills involving a Family Asset Protection Trust - £350.00 plus VAT
A typical timescale for completion of a Will is two weeks from initial appointment to signing the Will.
LASTING POWER OF ATTORNEY (LPA)
One LPA for Property & Financial Affairs or Health & Welfare - £300.00 plus VAT and disbursements*
Two LPAs (If an individual client requires both a Property & Financial Affairs and Health & Welfare LPA, or if a couple each require either a Property & Financial Affairs or a Health & Welfare LPA)
£500.00 plus VAT and disbursements*
Four LPAs (When a couple require both types of LPA)
£800.00 plus VAT and disbursements*
Grant of Probate for a straight forward estate - £650 plus VAT and disbursements*
Assent of unregistered property - £300.00 plus VAT and disbursements*
*Disbursements are fees a solicitor has to pay to third parties to help prepare your documents.
A typical timescale is three months from initial appointment until registration.