How much does probate cost? Our probate fee and comparison explained

Not sure about the cost of probate or how it is calculated?  We're totally transparent about our probate fees so you can compare our services and prices against the high street providers such as Co-op and Slater & Gordon. We break down and explain all the potential costs that may affect your estate, so you know exactly what to expect.

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Find the example that best matches your own personal situation to gain a greater understanding of what a probate service would cost your estate. It's important to note that these fees are not payable upfront and will be due from the estate upon death.

Some Probate service providers such as Co-op and Slater & Gordon tend to vary their fees dependent on the size and complexity of the estate. We provide a range of fixed-fee probate services from only £995 or 0.75% of estate value.

With Wills Services, what you see on your individual quote is what we’ll charge.

 

Compare our 2020 probate service fees 

Example Estate 1

1 property
2 bank accounts
Valid Will
No liabilities
4 Beneficiaries
Estate value £145,000

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Cost to Estate

Wills Service

£1,088

    Slater + Gordon

£3,625 - £5,800

Co-op Legal Service 

£2,694

All Prices +VAT and Disbursements*

Example Estate 2

1 property
6 bank accounts
Valid Will
4 Beneficiaries / Personal Reps
Estate value £240,000

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Cost to Estate

Wills Service

£1,800

    Slater + Gordon

£6,000 - £9,000

Co-op Legal Service 

£4,308

All Prices +VAT and Disbursements*

Example Estate 3

1 property
8 bank / financial institution accounts
No Will (Intestate)
4 Beneficiaries
Estate value £730,000

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Cost to Estate

Wills Service

£5,475

    Slater + Gordon

£18,250 - £29,200

Co-op Legal Service 

£10,237

All Prices +VAT and Disbursements*

Example Estate 4

2 property
12 bank / financial institution accounts
Valid Will
4 Beneficiaries
Estate value £2.5 million

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Cost to Estate

Wills Service

£18,750

    Slater + Gordon

£62,500 - £100,000

Co-op Legal Service 

£19,765

All Prices +VAT and Disbursements*

*Disbursements are the costs of necessary services provided by third-party specialists in order to provide an Executor/Probate/Administration of an estate Service. Fees are not payable upfront and will be due from the estate upon death.

Competitor Prices Last Checked 15:00hr 21/10/2020.