With regard to summary only motoring offences under Part I of the Road Traffic Act 1988 and s89 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.
Hourly rate £255 per hour for non-fixed fee matters.
Standard Guilty Plea for Summary Motoring offence fixed fee is £250 plus VAT.
The fee does not include:
The key stages of your matter are based on the presumption that you have entered a guilty plea and have a date for your hearing.
Not Guilty Plea Summary Only Driving Offences - fixed fee £1000 plus VAT
The fee does not include:
Matters will be conducted by one of our Solicitors who all have many years experience. Daniel Frazer who is a member of the Firm’s Senior Management Team and is Head of the Criminal Department who qualified in 2008. Nicholas Dearing who qualified in 1998 , Philip Turner who qualified in 1980, Geoffrey Ireland who qualified in 1979 and Stephen Scott who recently joined our team from the well-Established JWR Solicitors in Preston, who qualified in 1982.
All of our Solicitors Duty Accredited and Police Station Duty Accredited Solicitor.
Daniel Frazer and Nicholas Dearing also have Higher Rights Accreditation (Criminal).
Our Team are experienced in representing general crime matters including and not limited to theft, assault, drug matters, fraud matters, benefit fraud, serious violent crimes, sexual offence allegations.
For services relating to the collection and distribution of money, property and other assets belonging to one person following their death where these are within the UK and matters are not contested.
Probate hourly rate £195 plus VAT; quotes provided upon initial review of the estate.
Disbursements are costs payable to another organisation which are incurred by us as an agent for our clients in order to correctly administer the estate.
On a standard probate these may include an oath fee, typically @ £10 dependant upon the number of Executors and a Court issue fee of £155 together with additional costs of £1.50 for additional copies of the grant where required.
Applying for the grant, collecting and distributing the assets
We anticipate that a typical probate will take between and 12-16 hours work at £195 per hour, plus VAT, ie £2340-£3120, plus disbursements listed below.
The exact cost will depend on the individual circumstances of the matter.
We will handle the full process for you. This quote is for estates where:
Disbursements to be considered as an addition to this fee:
We handle the payment of the disbursements on your behalf to ensure a smoother process.
Dealing with the affairs of someone who has died can take a long time. A typical probate can take between 9 and 12 months to conclude. It is not unusual for it to take up to twelve months, perhaps even longer if matters are not straightforward.
Potential additional costs
If there is no will or the estate consists of any share holdings (stocks and bonds) there are likely to be additional costs that could range significantly depending on the estate and how it is to be dealt with. We can give you a more accurate quote once we have considered the papers/assets within the estate.
If any additional copies of the grant are required, they will cost £1.50 (1 per asset usually). Dealing with the sale or transfer of any property in the estate is not included, quotes available.
As part of our service we will:
Applying for the grant alone
We also offer a fixed fee limited service for preparing the oath and form IHT 205 and thereafter, once sworn by you, applying for a grant, releasing the same upon receipt to the Executors/administrators to conclude the administration of the estate in their own right. If such a service is required, the Executors/Administrators must make initial enquires of institutions such as banks etc in their own right.
The fee in this regard is £550 plus VAT plus those disbursements listed above.
Full specific estimates can be obtained by contacting our office; existing clients may be entitled to a reduction on our standard rates in some cases.
Wills and Probate matters are conducted by a qualified lawyer with in excess of 10 years experience.