The Court fees for when someone applies for a Grant of Probate were due to move from a flat fee to a fee based on the value of your estate. This was due to happen at the beginning of April 2019, however this has now been placed on hold whilst the House of Commons review it further. Katie Brett, a Chartered Legal Executive from our Wills & Probate team, talks us through the new fees and the current delays with the registry.
PAYING for care home fees in later life is a great concern for many people in their 50s. So much so, that when Prime Minister Theresa May announced plans for a Dementia Tax in last year’s Tory manifesto, it sparked panic among those who feared they would lose their homes.