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Following months of uncertainty, the Government has announced that it will not be increasing probate application fees in 2020.

The fees will remain at £155 for solicitor applications (£215 for individuals), avoiding a controversial rise of to up to £6,000 in application fees for some estates.

Beaujeux Wilde & King welcomes the news, which should relieve some pressure on probate registries and reduce the current delays in issuing Grants of Probate.

Click here for further details from The Law Society Gazette.

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