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Stephanie Kerr, Disputes & Litigation Solicitor

Avoiding disputes after the death of an unmarried parent

Napthens - November 12th 2018
When considering whether to make a will, some people believe it would be an unnecessary expense on the basis that “everything goes to my children anyway.”
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Aretha Franklin dies without a will, what are the consequences?

Napthens - October 3rd 2018
Solicitor, Farida Isaji looks at the consequences of dying without a will and how an estate is handled in these circumstances, with the recent news that Aretha Franklin reportedly died without a will.
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North West Conveyancing Award winners

Napthens - October 3rd 2018
On 19th September, our residential conveyancing department won the North West Conveyancing Firm of the Year Award at a conference and awards ceremony held by the Law Firm Services.
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Pensions: your money, your choice

David Hardman - July 30th 2018
You can pay into as many pension schemes as you want; it depends on how much money you can set aside. There are several different types of private pension to choose from, but in light of recent government changes the tax aspects can require careful planning. So, what do you need to consider?
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Inheritance and farming businesses: promises, promises

Nicola Turner - June 29th 2018
There have been several recent High Court cases which have been concerned with deciding whether legally binding promises or assurances have been made by farming parents to their children. In both cases, the provisions in the Last Will and Testament of the Deceased parent were overridden by the verbal promises made by them during their lifetime.
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Family and Divorce - Partner - Helen Lucking

When will we see an end to fault based divorce?

Helen Lucking - May 10th 2018
In an age where legal groups, the public and some members of parliament are urging solicitors to deal with divorce in an amicable way, an upcoming Supreme Court case flies in the face of that wish.
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