Wills and Probate
Our specialist lawyers will work with you to achieve the best outcome for you, whether that is drafting a new Will and planning for the future, or helping you to administer the estate of a family member or a friend.
Our experts are also highly skilled in advising and representing individuals in all manner of family issues arising from Will, probate, trust and inheritance disputes.
How we can help
Our services include:
- Creating or amending a Will
- Probate and Estate Administration
- Disputes relating to Wills, Trusts or Probate
To understand how our Probate costs are calculated view our 'Probate & Estate Administration Pricing overview'.
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- News & Events
Probate fees update
Passing the torch: Is now the time to gift the family farm?
Could the Forfeiture Act stop you from inheriting?
Inspirational new year resolutions
An update on rising probate fees
All you need to know about giving tax efficiently this Christmas
Ant and Oh Heck
Father Christmas has an LPA - why shouldn't you?
Benefit entitlements for disabled people - Attendance Allowance
Probate fee increase…the good, the bad and the controversial
Our Personal Affairs team in action
The misconception that married couples do not need a will
The comfort in preparing a lasting power of attorney
Call to scrap Inheritance Tax and replace with a gift tax
Son given authority to gift himself £6 million by Court of Protection
Why making a will or lasting power of attorney is important at every age
NHS continuing healthcare funding
Landmark ruling by Supreme Court on life sustaining treatment
The relationship between health and welfare LPAs and assisted suicide
Inheritance Tax refunds (loss relief) - reminder for executors
Benefit entitlements for disabled people – Personal Independence Payments
Power of Attorney - it's never too early to prepare
Things to consider after your wedding
Brachers' Personal Affairs team
Law Commission’s outline of next steps after will review
Law Commission to consider reform programme about funerals
A second bite of the cherry: Deeds of Variation and post-death estate planning
Power of attorney refund scheme
Law Society backs alternative Wills
Time for a change? Updating the law of wills
Services for individuals and families
Law Commission recommends reducing age to write a will to 16
Protecting your legacy: Avoid family disputes by getting a plan in place early
Wills, inheritance, estate and trust disputes
Law Commission published consultation on Will reform
Inheritance Tax Planning
Practitioners accepting gifts in Wills
Brachers supports Kent Press and Broadcast Awards
Brachers lawyer becomes Dementia Champion
Brachers takes top rankings in leading legal directories
Brachers strengthens its tax expertise with partner hire
Private client solicitor shortlisted for international accolade at prestigious awards
Brachers celebrates 40 years of Leeds Castle Classical Concert
Brachers ranked as leading provider in Top Family Law Firm rankings
Brachers' Private Client team become Dementia Friends
Brachers donates over £5000 to local special needs school
Brachers announces ten promotions across firm