Can I Give Away My Inheritance?

Can I Give Away My Inheritance?

It may seem a very odd thing to do but, in some personal and financial circumstances, the decision to give away an inheritance is the right thing to do.   Most people assume that if they have the good fortune to inherit something under a loved one’s Will or...
How Much Does it Cost to Make a Will?

How Much Does it Cost to Make a Will?

Most solicitors who prepare Wills or sort out Probate of an estate are a bit wary of talking about how much it costs to make a Will or administer a Probate. At Evolve Family Law, the ethos of the firm and solicitors is to be upfront about fees and to publish them in...
Inheritance And Divorce

Inheritance And Divorce

For many young couples it is a real struggle to get on the property ladder. The combination of rising house prices and stagnate salaries has made the ambition of property ownership an uphill battle for the majority of young married couples. However, many of their...
How Much Does it Cost to Make a Will?

Probate Fees

In January, the House of Lords voted through an increase in probate fees from the current flat rate of £155 to a sliding scale of probate fees depending on the value of the estate. For some estates, the probate fees will rise from £155 to £6,000. The government has...
Can you do probate without a solicitor?

Can you do probate without a solicitor?

The short answer is yes, you can. Whether you would really want to do it, if you knew what was involved, is a completely different matter. Thinking that you can do probate is a bit like a solicitor thinking that they can do their tax return without any input from an...