Our Charges

We pride ourselves on our competitive rates and transparency on costs. Where we can, we will offer you a fixed fee or hourly rate option. If we cannot offer you a fixed rate we will provide you with cost estimates on a regular basis.

For much of the work we undertake here at Rucklidge Law, we offer a fixed fee. This is where the work is quantifiable from the outset, such as when we are preparing documentation for you, such as a divorce application, separation deed, declaration of trust, Will or Lasting Power of Attorney.

For work that is not carried out on a fixed fee, we charge an hourly rate, so the total amount you’ll pay will depend on who works on your matter and how long it takes. We provide an estimate of total charges from the outset, as well as regular costs updates, so that you know where you stand.

To receive tailored information about our charges, please Request a Call back.

Below is an illustration for how we charge for Probate and the Administration of Estates after someone has died.

Please get in touch for information that is tailored to your individual needs.

Pair of Mirror Wills
Single Life Interest Trust or Discretionary Trust Will
Pair of Life Interest Trust or Discretionary Trust Wills
Letter of Wishes with Trust Wills
Notice of Severance with Trust Wills
Lasting Power of Attorney for either Property & Finance or Health & Welfare
Two Lasting Powers of Attorney
(Both Property & Finance and Health & Welfare for an individual or for either Property & Finance or Health & Welfare for a couple)
Four Lasting Powers of Attorney
(Both Property & Finance and Health & Welfare for a couple)
Grant of Probate or Grant of Letters of Administration
– for estates where a full IHT account must be submitted to HMRC
HM Land Registry Office Copy Fee
InfoTrack administration fee to obtain Land Registry Office Copy
Probate Court Fee
Declaration of Trust

*VAT is charged at the standard rate of 20%

Claire Trueman is our solicitor who specialises in probate.  Find out more about Claire and her expertise here.

Find out more about the key stages involved in probate here.

A matter could be more complex or involved and require an hourly rate.  Please contact us to obtain a quote.

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