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The Bitterest Dispute – Contesting A Will

According to probate documents, Lady Lucan, the wife of Lord Lucan who vanished 40 years ago after murdering the family nanny, cut her children out of her Will because they lacked “good manners”. She left her entire estate to the homeless...

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What Does An Executor Of A Will Do?

If you have been asked to be an executor of a Will, you are being asked to take on a great responsibility.  Depending on the complexities of the Will, the role of executor can take up a considerable amount of time.  However, it is an honour to be...

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Hike in Probate Fees Questioned

It has been well-documented that the Government is planning to increase the cost of applying for a Grant of Probate from a fixed fee of £215 for a personal application (£155 if applying through a solicitor) to fees based on the value of the estate...

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