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Friend & Grant Chartered Accountants have been helping small and medium sized businesses in the Medway towns and North Kent for over 20 years

20th November 2020
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How long will it take for Probate to come through?

Probate is often needed to get access to the deceased’s assets and it can be a slow and painful process. We examine when it is necessary and how long each part of the task may take.

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22nd May 2020
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Who should I use for probate – a solicitor or an accountant?

If you’ve been wondering whether you should use a solicitor or accountant to help with probate services and estate administration our blog compares the respective merits of each.

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18th May 2020
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How much does it cost to get a grant of probate?

If you’ve been wondering what it costs for a professional firm to help with probate services and estate administration our blog aims to give you some clarity over what you will be expected to pay.

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8th February 2019
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Estate Planning for Your Parents

You don’t have to be a client to access our Estate Planning for Your Parents service. Our clients agree that this type of forward planning is very tax efficient and helps them to understand the estate that they may have to administer when their parents die.

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22nd November 2018
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Probate Fees on the Increase - What Can Be Done?

You may have spotted in the press that the government has announced that probate fees will be changing from April 2019. You may recall there were similar, but even more drastic, proposals a couple of years ago but they were shelved when the snap election was announced in spring 2017.

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31st October 2018
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We're Licensed to Provide Probate Services

Benjamin Franklin once said ‘Nothing is certain except death and taxes’ and who could argue with that. Having been around for 25 years providing taxation advice (and accountancy, payroll, bookkeeping etc.) we are now officially launching our brand new probate service.

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