Currently, anyone applying for Probate will pay a flat rate of £155 (if using a solicitor). The impending Probate fee increase from April 2019 will mean that Estates worth [...]Read more Probate fee hike: act sooner rather than later
What is a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)? Here at Solomons Solicitors in Bournemouth, the questions about LPAs come thick and fast. It’s probably because of the make-up of [...]Read more What is a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)?
To celebrate our 10th Anniversary in 2019, Solomons Solicitors are pleased to introduce our new Charity Wills Scheme. We want to reward those of you who wish to support the [...]Read more Solomons Solicitors Charity Wills Scheme 2019
Unmarried couples beware: tax and legal traps It has long been accepted that the law relating to unmarried couples is, at the very least unfair. As stated in a report by the [...]Read more Unmarried couples beware: tax and legal traps
This is a question that we often get asked at Solomons Solicitors. If you have a Will, surely you don’t have to go through the whole process of applying for Probate? [...]Read more Do you have to go through Probate if you have a Will?
It’s not uncommon for the whole process of administering an estate to take up to 12 months or even more. Whilst a Grant of Probate can be obtained relatively quickly, this is [...]Read more How long does it take for Probate to be granted in the UK?
It is a sad but unfortunately true that some families have children who, regardless of their age, are vulnerable. This can be for a diversity of reasons, varying from physical [...]Read more How to look after your vulnerable child after you die?