The government has recently announced changes to probate fees with some charges escalating to £6,000. In England and Wales, probate fees (the fees paid when administering someone's estate after they die) are set to be paid as a sliding...
While you may be fully able to deal with your finances and property, family members or friends might not be. People who have a mental impairment, for instance through age, ill health or as a result of an accident often need someone to look after their finances.
The Court of Protection is a specialist court set up to help a people who wish to look after the finances of a vulnerable relative or friend.
Our specialist team of solicitors can offer advice and assistance on the options available if a friend or relative can no longer look after their finances, contact us on 0203 837 3658.