Aligning the fees for grants of probate to cost…
The government is proposing to align the fees for professional and non-professional probate applicants into a single fee of £273 that is set at cost recovery, regardless of the size of the estate
Your charges should be reasonable, in accordance with your duty to maintain trust and act fairly.
It’s for you to decide whether it’s appropriate to charge for preparing the statement. A reasonable charge may also be made for photocopying.
You may wish to retain a record of correspondence relating to your charges for preparing a Larke v Nugus statement, as well as any agreement regarding how the charge will be paid.
For more information, see our practice note on disputed wills: guidance for practitioners.
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