Solicitors' leaders today urged probate practitioners to feed into the Law Society of England and Wales’ consultation response to Ministry of Justice (MoJ) proposals to hike fees for probate applications.
We are seeking your views on the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) proposals to increase probate fees.
Plans to hike fees for probate applications are unwelcome, particularly when grieving relatives are suffering because the service is still subject to significant delays.
In the wake of the Britney Spears conservatorship hearing, Leanne Maskell looks at the Mental Capacity Act and the rule of law here in the UK.
We spoke to HM Courts and Tribunals Service about issues our members have been experiencing using the probate service.
If you’re planning to leave a financial legacy to the children in your life, it can be far more effective to start planning now. Ian Dyall, Head of Estate Planning, Tilney Financial Planning Limited, explains your options
We met with HM Courts and Tribunals Service to talk about the probate service for professional users, including timelines, stopped applications and upcoming changes
We welcome the publication of the white paper on reforming the Mental Health Act and the findings of the independent review from 2018.
Reforms to the Mental Health Act must not hamper people’s liberty, must respect patient autonomy, and must ensure detention has a therapeutic benefit, solicitors’ leaders have warned ministers.
We've summarised the update from HM Courts and Tribunals Service on changes to the digital probate service.
Our research shows that few people leave a gift to charity in their will despite high overall levels of charitable giving in the UK.
Firms need to check whether they need to register as doing tax advice work to fulfil their obligations under the money laundering regulations.