Category Archives: Private Client

Is it time to make a Will?

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Refunds announced by the Office of the Public Guardian

You may have heard on the radio, in the last week, that if you registered an Enduring Power of Attorney or a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) the Office between 1st March 2013 to 31st March 2017 you can obtain …

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Storrar Cowdry warns changes to Powers of Attorney may leave older and vulnerable at risk

• Louise Eccleston from Storrar Cowdry issues warning following FCA’s call to turn Lasting Powers of Attorney fully digital • Proposals would remove the need for a physical ‘wet signature’ • Solicitors say this could lead to a drastic increase …

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Probate Court Fees increase on hold… for now

Earlier this year we reported the response from the Ministry of Justice to the Probate Fee consultation held last year. It would seem that these are, currently, shelved, writes Louise Eccleston, Storrar Cowdry’s Head of Private Client. Despite overwhelming opposition …

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Decision published by Government on its consultation of Probate Court fees

Last summer the Government consulted on proposals to change the fee structure for a Probate Court application. The current fee for the Probate Court to confirm the validity of a Will, and allow the administration of someone’s estate, after their …

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