Wills & Probates

Price list for wills, lasting power of attorney, probate, full estate administration service and setting up a trust

How much does it cost to make a Will?

A range of costs.

How much does it cost to register an Enduring Power of Attorney?

The fees for registering an Enduring Power of Attorney, following loss of capacity is £1,000 plus VAT, (which includes a £600 solicitor’s fee and £82 Court fees). 

Probate: Grant only service

Our Grant only service can be a cost effective way to obtain a Grant of Probate for a simple estate. KMT will draft a Grant of Probate (or Grant of Letters of Administration) using information provided by the family. 

Grant only fees are:-

  • Where a simplified estate form (IHT205) is submitted - £2,500 plus VAT

  • Where a full estate form (IHT400) is submitted - £3,500 plus VAT

     

Full estate administration service

As a guide, the fees for full estate administration will typically start from £3,000 - £5,000 plus VAT for

a very straightforward estate whilst fees for complex estates can exceed £25,000 plus VAT. 

What are the fees for setting up a trust?

A lifetime discretionary trust or life interest trust designed to hold cash or investments will cost around £2,000 plus VAT to set up.

How much does it cost to register a Lasting Power of Attorney?

 A single and Property and Affairs Lasting Power of Attorney document - £1,000 plus disbursement fee of £82. 

A pair of similar Property and Affairs Lasting Power of Attorney documents - £1,500 excluding VAT plus disbursement fee of £164.