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Can I remove a Caveat?

14/05/19

If you are applying for a grant of probate and are informed that it cannot be issued because someone has entered a caveat you can take steps to try and have it removed. Until the caveat is removed you...

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Can I stop a grant of probate?

11/05/19

Sometimes family members want extra time to fully investigate the circumstances surrounding who can apply for probate or whether a will exists. If such circumstances arise you can stop a probate application...

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Ben Tyer in Moneywise.co.uk - Lasting power of attorney refund scheme launched: You could be due £108

08/05/19

This is an extract from an article at Moneywise.co.uk about a new refund scheme launched for those who have made a Lasting Power of Attorney.Between 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2017 the application process...

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METRO newspaper: Mum of woman brain damaged by dad not allowed access to £500,000 compensation held in Trust

05/05/19

The mum of a severely-disabled woman has been barred from buying her a home of her own with a £500,000 trust fund – because she would benefit personally. A young woman was awarded compensation...

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Ben Tyer in MONEYWISE.CO.UK - Soaring probate fees of up to £6,000

Ben Tyer in MONEYWISE.CO.UK - Soaring probate fees of up to £6,000

02/05/19

The Ministry of Justice confirmed that it will implement a banded structure for the payment of probate fees.Currently a flat fee of £215 applies in England and Wales (£155 if you use a solicitor...

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Plan to stop savings being eaten up by care home bills

29/04/19

I am quoted in an article for thisismoney.co.uk discussing how to stop savings being eaten up by care home bills. I discuss when a property is taken into account for care fees and how, by owning...

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