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‘Free Wills Month’ Success

Back in October 2021, we participated in 'Free Wills Month' which brings together a group of well-respected charities to offer members of the public aged 55 […]

Alzheimer’s & The Importance of an LPA

With Alzheimer’s now effecting more people than ever before, it is increasingly important to make sure you have the correct means in place to ensure your […]

Father Who Disinherited Daughter Lacked Capacity to Make a Valid Will

You are perfectly entitled to write your children or other close family members out of your will, but such a course can be an invitation to […]

Clerical Errors in Your Will or Codicil Can Create Discord After You Are Gone

Even apparently obvious or trifling clerical errors in a will or codicil may provide fertile ground for dispute and that is why it is so important […]

Joint Tenancy or Tenancy in Common? This is Why It Really Matters

If you are purchasing a property with a partner, friend, family member or anyone else, your solicitor is bound to ask you whether you intend to […]

Given a Raw Deal by a Divorce Judge? Don’t Just Sit on Your Hands

Many divorcees feel that judges have given them a raw deal when dividing up marital assets. They may or may not be right about that but, […]

Clubbing Together with a Friend to Buy a Home? See a Lawyer First

It makes sense for friends to club together so that they can buy properties they would be unable to afford by themselves. However, a cautionary High […]

Lasting Powers of Attorney – Appointing a Professional is Often Best

Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) are a sensible means of ensuring that your affairs are kept in order and your welfare is provided for if you […]

Carters becomes part of Watson Ramsbottom

We’re delighted to report that Carters Solicitors has become a part of Watson Ramsbottom. This means that with immediate effect, whilst we are still the same […]

Stamp Duty Announcement

In light of the Government’s announcement relating to Stamp Duty, many of you are probably wondering if this affects you. The Stamp Duty holiday comes into […]

What Will Happen if I Don’t Make a Will?

As I was drafting a Will for a client an email popped up in my inbox telling me that the spouse statutory legacy increases to £270,000 […]

Lexcel

Lexcel is the Law Society’s practice quality mark for practice management and client care. It provides a flexible, supportive management framework to help firms develop consistent […]