We specialise in the Administration of Estates and do so in a sensitive and efficient way.

We offer fixed fee packages for a Grant only service :

  • £850 plus VAT for Gross Estates up to £325,000
  • £1,950 plus VAT for Gross Estates over £325,001

For full administration our fees are based on a reduced hourly rate for time spent at £195 plus VAT per hour (telephone calls, emails, letters, attendances, preparation); with an additional value uplift; being 1% plus VAT of the value of the gross estate less the value of the residence; and 0.5% plus VAT of the value of the residence.

If a member of this firm is an Executor to the estate an additional 0.5% of the value of the gross estate (less the value of the residence) will be charged.

Contentious probate is charged at the prevailing hourly rate.

In addition to the above, you will also be responsible for: –

(a) any Inheritance Tax payable Click here to calculate your liability. 

(b) any Disbursements payable including (but not limited to) the Probate Court fee, Bankruptcy Search fees, Advertising in The London Gazette and local newspaper and any valuation fees.

If we can assist, please get in contact with our expert Kimberley Bartle on 01209 213507 (Redruth) or 01872 272356 (Truro).

*Alternative pricing may be applied where the terms and conditions agreed to at the time of writing the Will with us differ.

Administrating an Estate

Our responsibilities in the administration of an estate can include:-

  • Advising Personal Representatives in the Administration of the Estate
  • Applying for a Grant of Probate where there is a Will and a Grant of Letters of Administration where there is no Will
  • Preparing HM Revenue and Customs forms declaring details of the Estate and whether the Estate is subject to Inheritance Tax
  • Preparing Oath for Executors or Administrators
  • Prepare tax returns for tax year up to the date of death and for the Estate administration period
  • Prepare Estate Accounts
  • Distributing the Estate

Please call us on 01209 213507 (Redruth) or 01872 272356 (Truro) for more information and/or to book an appointment.

Fixed Fees for Probate

We have a range of packages to suit your circumstances. Please click the package you are interested in for more information or call the office to discuss.

NB all prices are subject to VAT and disbursements (eg: court fees).

Grant Only - Gross Estates up to £325,000

Please call the office for an appointment or to discuss.


We can offer a Grant Only service if you will carry out the administration of the Estate yourself following issue of the Grant.

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Grant Only - Gross Estates £325,001 and over

Please call the office to make an appointment or to discuss.


We can offer a Grant Only service if you will carry out the administration of the Estate yourself following issue of the Grant.

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