Probate fees: Unmarried couples' life cover most at risk

'False alarm'

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Probate fees: Unmarried couples' life cover most at risk

Ruth Gilbert explains why no payout at all is the biggest and growing worry

The observant among you may have noticed that new fees to execute the will of the people - er, sorry - the will of a deceased person in England and Wales have been delayed indefinitely. Among other things. The significantly increased rates were planned to come in on 1 April. But, again, the government had us fooled, as there has been no time for parliament to agree on them being applied - or not. As previously discussed, the intended fees caused waves on a number of fronts, including the suggestion...

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