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The Steele Rose Probate Machine

Over the years we have seen how difficult some of our clients find completing the probate process themselves, so we decided to develop a free to use online portal that can hopefully help! By using the free Probate Machine, clients are under no obligation to use our paid for services.

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Propriety Estoppel in agricultural probate (probate of a farm)

Propriety Estoppel in agricultural probate (probate of a farm) There are some very strict rules to adhere to when dealing with land following the death of a loved one. The transfer of land is subject to rigorous rules pursuant to the Law of Property Act 1925, and transfers not conducted in line with these are […]

Finance Act 2016: Probate, inheritance and trusts

Finance Act 2016: information relating to probate, inheritance and trusts The Finance Bill 2016 received Royal Assent on 15 September 2016, thereby becoming an Act of Parliament (law). The Bill contains changes to probate law and inheritance tax and the new measures will apply from April 2017. What changes have been made to Inheritance Tax? […]

Banks Raise Limits on Cash Withdrawals for Executors

Banks Raise Limits on Cash Withdrawals for Executors Banks raise limits on how much cash can be released without grant of probate. Some of Britain’s largest banks are raising the limit on the amount of money they will release from deceased customers’ accounts to their relatives without the need for the grant of probate. When […]

CRAG to Be Replaced with New Care Act 2014 Guidance

CRAG to Be Replaced with New Care Act 2014 Guidance The Department of Health CRAG (Charging for Residential Accommodation Guidance) which provides advice on the pre-Care Act 2014 rules will be replaced with new statutory guidance under the Care Act 2014 starting on 1 April 2015 called the Care and Support Statutory Guidance (CSSG). This […]

The EU Succession Regulation

The EU Succession Regulation (Regulation (EU) No.650/2012). Cross border conflicts between the principles of movement in the EU and complicated and expensive succession issues to which this can cause, stems from the historic entirely different succession laws that apply in the EU. In a single swipe the Succession Regulation is used to fix the problem. […]

  • Rev F G of Surrey

    “Thank you very much for coming to see us and for preparing our powers of attorney. It was good to meet you, and your visit set our minds at rest in this important matter. Very many thanks for making it all so clear and straight forward”

    Rev F G of Surrey

  • Mrs D B of Minehead

    “I enclose herewith my cheque in payment of your charge for arranging our wills and related matters. We are both grateful for the sympathetic and thorough way you took care of this.”

    Mrs D B of Minehead