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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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Setting your goals to achieve financial freedom

David Hardman - April 20th 2018
Life is a series of daily choices, and how we manage those choices determines the outcome of our life. We all want financial freedom, but how will we achieve it? Financial goal-setting is the key to building wealth.
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Stephanie Kerr, Disputes & Litigation Solicitor

‘The reading of a Will’

Stephanie Kerr - March 28th 2018
In TV soaps and Hollywood movies, we often see dramatic scenes as families gather together for the reading of a Will. But this isn't what happens in reality.
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Preston estate planning lawyer Kathryn Harwood

Power of Attorney Refund Reminder

Kathryn Harwood - March 9th 2018
Last year the Office of the Public Guardian reduced the fee for the registration of an Enduring Power of Attorney or a Lasting Power of Attorney.
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Timing is everything

Sharon Emslie - January 31st 2018
We reported previously that we see a large increase in the number of enquiries from separating couples in January, particularly on the 8th, dubbed 'divorce day'. Whilst there may never be a right time to separate, financially shrewd couples should ideally wait until the start of the financial year, being 6th April, to announce their separation and start divorce proceedings.
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