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18th October 2021

What is an LPA & why is it important?

1. What measures can be put in place if you fall ill, to ensure your wishes are followed? You can put in place a Health and Welfare Lasting…

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9th September 2021

Mind the Cap

Following Boris Johnson’s announcement on Social Care reform on Tuesday 7th September 2021, Amy Taylor, Associate Solicitor in the Private Client team, explains how the reforms will work…

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12th August 2021

Top 10 myths about making a Will

1. “My common law husband/wife will inherit my Estate if I don’t have a Will” Contrary to what many believe, “Common law marriage” does not exist in England…

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26th July 2021

Mistakes to avoid when making a Will

As Solicitors, we too often see the difficulties faced by families when Wills are drafted incorrectly or worse, when they are not valid at all. Whilst nothing can…

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Wills and shared assets

Confusion often occurs with how jointly owned assets will be treated after the death of one party, with the assumption that the surviving partner will then take full…

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12th July 2021

Will Inheritance Tax be due on my family member’s Estate?

Sadly many of us will, at some point in our lives, experience the probate application process. Not only can that be a daunting prospect at a time when…

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7th June 2021

Ellisons Solicitors’ Contentious Trust and Probate team hires new Senior Associate

Ellisons Solicitors is delighted to announce the appointment of Senior Associate Solicitor Ben Fox to its Contentious Trust and Probate Team. Ben is a leading contentious trust and…

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3rd June 2021

Leaving a Business in Your Will

For owners or shareholders, it's important to consider who will inherit your business shares or interests. Risks of not giving this your attention before death could result in…

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12th May 2021

Dying Matters Week

This week is Dying Matters Week, which is designed to raise awareness of death and the issues that surround it. Two key themes that the week seeks to…

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15th April 2021

Disputing a Will

Losing a loved one is difficult enough but what happens when you believe their will does not reflect their true wishes? The periods of lockdown during the COVID-19…

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