Wills & Probate

Death can be a conversation stopper. But like its bedfellows, 'life' and 'taxes' we still need to plan for it.

Our Wills & Probate Services

Our specialist Wills solicitors can help you structure your estate to protect your wealth for the future, provide for your loved ones, and lessen inheritance tax.

Making a Will

Making a Will means you can make things easier for those you leave behind.

Our Wills and Probate solicitors are based at our office in Bury St Edmunds town centre. Furthermore, the team has many years of experience in Wills, probate, tax and trust work. Since we administer Wills and trusts as well as draft them, we have the practical knowledge and legal capability to help you plan for the future.


How Can We Help?

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Our expert Wills lawyers can help you with



Writing your Will to help ensure your loved ones receive the full benefit of the assets you leave to them


Powers of Attorney

Preparing Lasting Power of Attorneys so that someone else is legally able to make decisions on your behalf


Inheritance Planning

Structuring your estate to limit the amount of unnecessary Inheritance Tax

Thinking into the future with making a Will. Happy father and daughter. Use a solicitor to make Wills


Setting up and administering trusts to protect your assets. Helping you plan for the future.

How we can help
How we can help you:

Writing Your Will | Inheritance Planning | Administration of Estates | Power of Attorney

Property trusts for unmarried couples | Protection of elderly client assets | Court of Protection matters | Trusts

Our Wills Service fees explained

Our Will service starts from as little as £300 including VAT for a standard single Will and £500 including VAT for joint Wills (where both partners make their Wills at the same time). Therefore, we help give you peace of mind in case something should happen.

Moreover, with many years of experience in drawing up Wills, our Wills lawyers will keep you informed about what is best for you and your family. Whether it involves changes to Capital Gains Tax, Inheritance Tax, or changes in property prices – you need to know and make informed decisions about your Will.


Support for a charity

If you currently support a charity that's close to your heart, you can also continue supporting them once you have passed.

Therefore, if you wish to leave a gift or donation to a charity or an organisation in your Will, our Wills solicitors can arrange this for you for no extra charge. Quite simply, this is another one of the benefits of our fixed fee Wills service.

Supporting you through Probate

If a loved one has passed away, with or without a Will, our probate solicitors can help you with administering an estate, which can be complex if you are unfamiliar with the process.

When a person dies, their estate must go through Probate (also known as a ‘Grant of Representation'). This is where the estate is valued, debts are settled, and the remaining assets are distributed to beneficiaries.

Our probate lawyers can advise you and your family with all the arrangements such as Inheritance Tax, property sales, pensions, shares, bank accounts, unpaid bills, business interests or claims against the estate.

You can choose as much or as little support as you need from us.

Example fees for full probate administration

Our fees are keenly priced to ensure that you receive maximum value from the work we do for you.

We provide a range of different estate administration services depending on the requirements of the particular client or estate – these can vary enormously. In the course of our work we may be simply obtaining the grant for one client while administering a complex estate for another.

We have given an example of what the costs might be where we are instructed to conduct the full administration of a fairly typical small estate.

We are always upfront about costs and will always provide as much information as we can, so please just call for an initial no-obligation discussion regarding your specific circumstances.

For help and legal advice, call us on 01284 701131.
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or pop in and see us at 20 Whiting Street, Bury St Edmunds - we have free parking on site!

Solicitors, here to help, Suffolk

Meet our Wills & Probate Team

Priscilla Ivory Wills and Probate Solicitor Burnett Barker

Wills & Probate Solicitor
Priscilla Ivory

Henrietta Brett Wills and Probate Solicitor Burnett Barker

Wills & Probate Solicitor
Henrietta Brett

Jane Mcllroy Probate Executive Burnett Barker Solicitors

Probate Executive
Jane Mcllroy

Anna Bartram Wills and Probate Burnett Barker

Wills & Probate Secretary
Anna Bartram

Frankie Priestley Wills and Probate Secretary

Wills & Probate Secretary
Frankie Priestley

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For help and legal advice, call Burnett Barker Solicitors on 01284 701131. You can also send us a message via this website, or pop in and see us at 20 Whiting Street, Bury St Edmunds - we have free parking on site!

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