Initial advice

If you do not qualify for Legal Aid we are able to offer up to one hour of  legal advice on most Family matters for £100 plus vat to include writing to you to confirm our advice.

Divorce Proceedings

Our charges in acting for you in addition to the initial advice fee will be £250 plus vat and court fees. See our  Divorce Proceedings page for full details.

Financial Proceedings relating to Divorce Proceedings

For financial matters relating to divorce, please see our  Financial Proceedings relating to Divorce Proceedings page for full details.

Proceedings relating to Children

For any matters relating to Residence, Contact, Prohibited Steps and Specific Issues applications please see our proceedings involving Children (other than matters involving a Local Authority) page for full details.

Proceedings relating to non-molestation and occupation applications

For any matters relating to non-molestation and occupation applications please see our non-molestation and occupation applications page for full details.

Will Writing

To advise upon the preparation of your Will, our charges are normally £150 for a single Will or £200 for a mirror Will plus vat.

For Wills to include a Life Interest Trust we will charge £200 for a single and £250 for a mirror Will plus vat.

For more complicated matters we are able in most cases to give you a firm indication of your likely charges upon your first appointment.

We can offer the facility to make a basic Will for you free of charge if you are 55 or over. This scheme is sponsored by Cancer Research UK. To take advantage of this scheme please mention the same when making your appointment and upon your first attendance. This is not available if you require a more complicated or a life interest trust Will.

Lasting Power of Attorney – Financial LPA and Health LPA

Our charges for completing and registering a Lasting Power of Attorney either for Financial matters or for Health matter s will normally be £400 or for both type of LPA’s £500 plus vat.

For a couple making one (either Financial or Health) LPA each, we charge £500 or if you require as a couple both types of LPA we charge £600 plus vat.

To register each LPA the Court fee is £82.

Probate

Unlike other businesses we do not charge a percentage of the estate for this service. Our charges are based upon our normal hourly rate (our charges guide).

We shall write to you after your first appointment to give a better idea of what will be required to wind up the Estate and the likely charges that will apply.

Domestic Conveyancing

Our charges for all forms of Conveyancing work are competitive (our charges guide).

Please contact Jane Coley at our Tamworth Office by telephone  01827 58333 or by email at jane.djfoster@live.co.uk  for a quotation

Or Sharon Lightwood at our branch office Polesworth Office by telephone 01827 899059 or email at sharon.baxters@btconnect.com for a quotation.

Please contact Jane Coley at our Tamworth office or Sharon Lightwood at our Polesworth office for a quote.

For all other forms of work, our normal charges for legal services are calculated at the rate of £165 per hour, with letters written and telephone calls and emails (unless timed) at 1/10th, letters received at 1/20th of the hourly rate. Any expenses are charged at the same cost to ourselves.

Full details of our chargeable rates will be contained within our initial letter to yourself.

Cohabitation Agreements

Our charges for completing a Cohabitation agreement will be from £400 (vat £80), total £480 for a straight forward agreement. If there are more complicating features we will discuss this with you before proceeding.