Grant of Probate

We can apply for the Grant of Probate without assisting you through the distribution of the estate.

Probate Costs VAT @ 20% Total
Grant of Probate only
(non-taxable estate)
£950 £190 £1,140

Disbursements are costs related to your matter that are payable to third parties, such as Court fees.  We handle the payment of the disbursements on your behalf to ensure a smoother process.


Disbursement Cost
Identification Verification fee (including VAT (£12)) (per person) £12.00
Probate Application fee £273.00
Certified Copy Grant of Probate (per copy) £1.50


As part of our fixed fee, we will:

  • Provide you with a dedicated and experienced fee earner to work on your matter
  • Identify the legally appointed Executors or Administrators and Beneficiaries
  • Accurately identify the type of Probate application you will require
  • Once we have received the relevant documents we will prepare the application (to reach this stage can take approximately four to six weeks from initial instruction)
  • Complete the Probate application and the relevant HMRC forms
  • Make the application to the Probate Court on your behalf (to reach this stage will take between four and eight weeks from initial instruction)
  • Obtain the Probate and securely send two copies to you

Who will deal with my matter?

Your matter will be dealt with by either Carol Bollard a Private Client Solicitor who qualified in 2017 or our Private Client Associate Legal Executive, Samantha Porter who joined the Institute of Legal Executives in 2010 and has practiced in this particular area of law for over 6 years.

How Long will this Take?

On average, to obtain a Grant of Probate takes 3-4 months.

Our Accreditations

Lexcel - UK Legal Practice Quality Mark logo
The UK Law Society Accredited - Conveyancing Quality logo
Logo for membership of Resolution: the trading name of Solicitors Family Law Association