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WILLS AND PROBATE: Fixed Fees for Wills and Powers of Attorney

HMG LAW offers fixed fees for Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney.  Our fees from 1 January 2019 will be as follows:-

Tier 1 - Straightforward Wills

A single Will for an Individual
£400 plus VAT
(discounted price £300 plus VAT if you also instruct us to prepare a Lasting Power of Attorney)

Mirror Wills for a Couple
£600 plus VAT
(discounted price £500 plus VAT if you also instruct us to prepare a Lasting Power of Attorney)

Tier 2 - More Complex Will

A single Will for an Individual
£600 plus VAT
(discounted price £500 plus VAT if you also instruct us to prepare a Lasting Power of Attorney)

Mirror Wills (for a couple)
£800 plus VAT
(discounted price £700 plus VAT if you also instruct us to prepare Lasting Powers of Attorney)

Tier 3 - Complex Wills with tax planning

If your affairs are extremely complicated, the price will depend upon your particular circumstances. The cost will be charged on an hourly rate on the basis of time taken. Your solicitor will provide you with a detailed costs estimate at your first meeting but as a guide, typical costs for this type of Will are:

A single Will for an individual:
£1,500 - £2,500 plus VAT

Mirror Wills (for a couple):
£3,000 - £4,000 plus VAT

Fixed Fee for preparing and registering the Lasting Powers of Attorney:

  LPA for Finances LPA for Health & Welfare LPA for Finances and Health & Welfare
Individual £450 plus VAT £450 plus VAT £800 plus VAT
Husband and Wife or co-habiting couple £550 plus VAT £550 plus VAT £1,000 plus VAT

There is a court fee payable to the Office of the Public Guardian on registration of the LPA of £82 (no VAT payable) for each LPA.   An LPA must be registered with the Office of the Public Guardian before it can be used, whether or not the donor has capacity.

Please note we reserve the right to charge an administration fee of £30 + VAT to cover the cost of archiving the papers in the file at the conclusion of the matter.

Please contact HMG LAW today to discuss your Will and Lasting Power of Attorney or if you have any further queries on 01865 244661 or 01869 252244 or info@hmg-law.co.uk to speak to our Private Client Department to arrange an appointment at either our Oxford or Bicester offices.