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York MP Julian Sturdy has thrown his support behind local solicitor Rachel Roche who is campaigning to highlight planned increases in probate fees turning them a “ tax on grief”.
York solicitor Rachel Roche is warning bereaved families they could face delays of up two months to sort out financial issues due to a backlog created by a new online probate service.
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North Yorkshire MPs Julian Sturdy and Kevin Hollinrake are supporting local solicitor Rachel Roche’s attempt to highlight serious concerns over the Government’s decision to increase probate fees to create what has been described as a “tax on grieving families.” Mr Sturdy wrote to the Minster in charge of introducing the Non-Contentious Probate (Fees) Order [...]
Mental capacity – the ability to legally make decisions for ourselves – is a concept which easily leads to difficult issues. It contains elements of legal theory, ethics, practicality, and human rights, and with such a mixture lies the potential for profoundly challenging questions. One of these dilemmas was recently considered by the Court [...]
Karl Lagerfeld is not alone in wanting to leave his cat a financial windfall after his death with Britain’s pet lovers also choosing their animals over close family. Award winning York solicitor Rachel Roche, of Roche Legal, deals with numerous enquiries from clients wanting to ensure their pets are looked after following their death [...]