We provide specialist probate valuations across the North West and the UK.
We provide valuations for standard house contents through to specialist collections of antiques, fine art and collectors items.
Valuations for Inheritance Tax purposes (often called probate valuations) are an important part of administering an estate.
We provide valuations of works of art, antiques and collectables for inheritance tax purposes in accordance with the Section 160 of the Inheritance Tax Act 1984.
A professional probate valuation does not only help to ensure your peace of mind, but it also serves many other purposes:
Our probate service is comprehensive and being independent we are uniquely placed to offer advice and guidance throughout the process.
Our probate service includes:
Following the valuation we are also able to help with house clearances, secure storage for valuable items, arrangement for items to be sold.
Our fees are £195 for the first hour, £97.50 per half hour thereafter and travel at £0.45/mile – all subject to VAT.
We only charge for the period of time we are at the property unless additional research is required that would be quicker to complete at the office.
Although each estate is different, these guidelines will give you a rough idea of what can be expected.
We can offer expert valuations for probate in a number of specialist areas, including:
We can help in a number of other specialist fields so please get in contact for more information.
We work with solicitors all over the North West. In particular we work closely with Beswicks Legal, Hall Smith Whittingham, SAS Daniels, Slater Heelis and Poole Alcock.
Should you require a solicitor to help you with any matter of probate click the links below to see the services offered by each practice.