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Stephanie Kerr, Disputes & Litigation Solicitor

Mental Health Awareness Week

Stephanie Kerr - May 8th 2017
During the week of 8th to 14th May 2017, mental health charities mark Mental Health Awareness Week and this year’s theme has a positive message of “Thriving and Surviving.”
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Wills & Estate Planning Solicitor Blackburn - Victoria Cross

Ilott v Mitson – A triumph for Testators?

Victoria Cross - April 25th 2017
On 15th March 2017, the Supreme Court handed down its eagerly anticipated judgment in the now infamous case of Ilott v Mitson.
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Kim Busby, Family Law Executive

A new call for the laws surrounding divorce to be reformed?

Kim Busby - March 31st 2017
Tini Owens and Hugh Owens have been married for 39 years. Mrs Owens applied for a divorce based upon the fact of her husband’s unreasonable behaviour. It has long been the general position that the grounds one party wishes to rely upon as unreasonable behaviour are subjective.
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A little today, a lot tomorrow – managing investing risk during turbulent markets

David Hardman - March 27th 2017
A common mistake that some investors make is not diversifying their portfolio enough. To make sure investments are spread across different asset classes, it could contain a blend of equities, bonds, cash property and others (such as commodities and gold) to benefit from their changing investment cycles.
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Stephanie Kerr solicitor Preston

Make sure your estate is in safe hands

Stephanie Kerr - March 6th 2017
The solicitors dealing with the estate of the late David Bowie have appealed for any unknown children to come forward as they try to determine how his estate is to be distributed.
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Should I consider a shared ownership property?

Sarah Barnes - February 2nd 2017
What is shared ownership? Shared ownership offers you the chance to purchase a share of your home. As a buyer, you can purchase a stake in your property, usually between 25 to 75%. The housing association owns the remainder. You will then pay rent to the association on the share you don’t own.
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