Have I been over-charged for probate? The cost of probate varies enormously from those who effectively pay nothing by going through the process themselves, to those who pay tens of thousands of pounds in fees to solicitors. We want to hear from you as to how much you paid, and how you were charged – was it a fixed-fee, an hourly rate or a percentage of the estate? Do you feel you got value for money?
This will give others going through these difficult times an idea as to whether they’re being over-charged, and a bargaining tool with solicitors. Equally those who were brave enough to go through the process yourselves, how did you find it? Would you do it again?
Hs this given you food for thought as to weather on not you Have been over-charged for probate?