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Make A Will Fortnight

We are pleased to confirm that we are taking part in Make a Will fortnight at our Brighouse office hosted by Overgate Hospice. Between the 29th April - 10th May you can book an appointment to see a Solicitor at the Brighouse office to make a Will. Once everything has been completed and you have …

Probate Fee Increase Controversy

The Ministry of Justice plan to bring in changes to probate registry fees in April 2019. You will see in the attached article that this will be challenged on the basis that it is a ‘stealth tax’. We are hoping that the changes do not come in as it will hit bereaved families the hardest …

Great Feedback for Emma Ingram

Emma Ingram who works in our Private Client Department at our Brighouse office has received some excellent feedback from some of her clients. "Advice that was given was suited to our requirements and Brearleys were very patient with us as we deliberated over some of the legal aspects." "I have had two legal appointments with …

Government Consider New ‘Care ISA’ to Solve Social Care Crisis

The ongoing issue of funding care in later life is one that receives much discussion and media coverage. Figures in 2016/2017 suggested the shortfall for care was in the region of 17.7 billion. Those that have worked hard all their life and paid tax throughout feel that it is unfair that the cost of care …

Care Home Fees and Deliberate Deprivation of Assets

Ellis Chapman. STEP qualified private client solicitor writes - The population aged 65 plus is due to increase by 50% over the next 20 years. Families therefore need to consider the costs of paying for care, in a nursing or residential home, where costs are exceeding £1,000 per week on average. This has encouraged some …
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“Friendly”

More excellent comments from our clients; this time from a couple who wished to remain anonymous from Cleckheaton.  They instructed us in connection with Wills Their comments were as follows - "everything was fine and explained in a friendly way.  We are very satisfied." Also – "you gave very clear information about what to put …
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