An update

2nd August 2023

Probate Registry Update

It is well documented that the Probate Registry is currently taking an exceedingly large amount of time to issue Grants of Probate.

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8th June 2022

Anti-Money Laundering Checks

When sending in instructions for trust drafting, SWW Trust Corporation must carry out Anti-Money Laundering (AML) checks on each settlor and trustee. These checks are important to both us, and you the introducer, as a safeguarding measure to prevent us from becoming directly or indirectly involved in any criminal activity. SWWTC charges a flat fee […]

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6th November 2018

Ministry of Justice intended structure for probate fees

Last May the Ministry of Justice proposed the introduction of increased probate fees on a tiered system based on the deceased’s assets. This tiered system confirmed that lower value estates, up to £50,000 would be exempt from probate fees whereas those with assets of more than £1m will have to pay probate fees of between […]

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9th August 2018

SWW Trust Corporation Attorneyship

Professional Attorneyship Services The role of an attorney involves a great deal of responsibility, so make sure you think carefully about who you chose. You must be able to trust them to make all decisions in your best interests. SWW Trust Corporation can act as professional attorneys under a Property and Financial Lasting Power of […]

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