Many ask what probate costs.
I doubt you’ve heard of this John Curry. No matter. Curry, a financial adviser in parts far away was once asked his mission – his retort, swift as a dart, was: ‘teaching, preaching and persuading’.
It is in this attitude that I write this newsletters every month – the intrinsic disport of writing is as Catalan folk say, figs from another basket.
All who write put pen to paper for response.
The March article on probate has brought forth the greatest response in all the years and months I’ve published this pamphlet. Several lamented the extortionate estimates they’d got, also a clutch were unenamoured at the thought of dealing with call centres and probate farms, where they’d be treated as a number.
All my correspondents knew one thing about this matter—they didn’t know what they didn’t know, therefore it was wise to get help.
Exactly two years before was born, their president in the United States gave a speech on a matter he held of mighty merit.
Mr Kennedy’s seventeen-minute declamation was clocked at two thousand two hundred and eight words. He had bellowed the first 1,990 of those words before he said: ‘we’re going to do it, and I think that we must pay what needs to be paid. I don’t think we ought to waste any money, but I think we ought to do the job’.
Thus to our purpose, John Kennedy save the best till last.
All my correspondents concur with the sentiment—get it done, get it done properly, get it done properly at a reasonable price.
For an estate the likes of which you, your family, and your friends would experience, I provide full advice for a thousand pounds. Remember, I’m a sole practitioner, you get my full attention. No call centres. No impersonal nonsense.
JFK was right. You don’t need to waste money to get the job done.
You know where to find me.