Prices for Our Wills and Probate Services

Why Choose Bartletts Solicitors?

A Premium Service at Competitive Fixed Fees

Our firm has years of experience in wills, trusts and probate matters in the city of Liverpool and across Merseyside.

We offer a no obligation quotation, competitive fixed fees and home visits.

Our service is different from 'online' companies and most local firms. Your case will be handled from start to finish by Louise Nelson, a solicitor with over 40 years’ experience in these matters. Louise is assisted by her team of experienced legal assistants. Included in the fixed fee is a face-to-face meeting at our Liverpool City Centre offices.

Bartletts Solicitors was managed by John Bartlett for over 40 years, the last 25 of which he was assisted by Trevor Morris. Trevor is now the managing director, representing continuity for the firm’s traditional values and customer satisfaction ethos.

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Prices for Our Wills and Probate Services

Planning for the future is part of life and we fully understand just how important it is to plan ahead and ensure loved ones are cared for long after you’ve gone – which is why we make it as easy and stress-free as possible for you to complete your wills and probate requirements.

We provide legal advice and representation in all wills and probate matters, offering services to clients from our offices across the North West as well as providing home visits if requested.

Our professional wills and probate solicitors tailor their advice according to the specific needs of every client, and this is why the pricing is unique for each client, and dependent on the amount of work required and the complexity in respect of your will and probate needs.

We provide greater pricing detail based on individual circumstances, but as a guide, you can expect our service to be charged along these lines in respect of our wills service:

· Single will for a married or civil partner – £275 plus VAT
· Single will for an unmarried person – £275 plus VAT
· Pair of wills for married or civil partners – £400 plus VAT
· Pair of wills for unmarried persons – £400 plus VAT
· Trust will for married or civil partner – to be advised as appropriate
· Pair of trust wills for married or civil partners – to be advised as appropriate
· Change to existing will – to be advised as appropriate

Administration of an Estate (Uncontested)

Our charges are calculated namely by reference to the time spent by the fee earner dealing with the matter. The charge rate will not exceed £200 per hour plus VAT. The rate of VAT is 20%. In estate administration matters it is often difficult to estimate how many hours of work will be necessary to complete the matter. We therefore tend to say that our fee will not exceed 2% of the gross estate. Please note that this does not mean that we will charge 2%, but it simply helps to mention this percentage as it helps us to prepare a fee that is fair and proportionate having regard to the size of the estate. We always take into consideration various factors, such as the difficulty of the work undertaken and the importance of the work to the client. We would always send our proposed fee to you for your approval before submitting the same.

If you’d like to discuss or find out more about our wills and probate services, please contact our wills and probate team at Bartletts Solicitors on freephone 0800 373 894 or 0151 227 3391, or complete the contact form below.

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Louise Nelson is a solicitor with over 40 years’ experience in wills, trusts & probate matters. Louise and her team will be happy to offer you a no obligation quotation.

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