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Probate Made Simple: The essential guide to saving money and getting the most out of your solicitor by Andrew Komarnyckyj

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Appendix 1: How to Estimate the Time it Will Take Your Solicitor to do the Work That You Instruct Him to Do

Note

These are estimates of time taken for various tasks your solicitor does in probate. They are based on the author’s own experience. They will not apply to every solicitor or to every situation.

It is not my intention to imply that your particular matter will not take a great deal of your solicitor’s time, or that there are strict rules that can be applied to every case. At best these are guidelines which will help in many matters (possibly most) to estimate the approximate time it will take to carry out a probate from start to finish.

In addition, bear in mind that although your solicitor may not need to spend a great deal of ...

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