Category: New Laws

Government announces hike in probate fees

The government has announced a hike in probate fees. The Draft Order for the new fees, which has been laid before the Parliament, is set to take probate fees up from a standard fee of £155 (for solicitor applications) and £215 (for personal applications) to a minimum fee of...

New ISA Rules for Deceased Estates

Executors need to be aware of new rules relating to Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs). The rules were published in November 2017, but they will come into force on the 6th of April this year. As from that date any investments that are held in an ISA wrapper will not...