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Discounted Divorce Fees for February

In our experience, February follows January in being a very busy month for Divorces, mainly due to the financial burden of Christmas, once bills are received at the end of January!   This has been made worse this year due to the current cost of living crisis which people are currently experiencing.   Therefore, with […]

Discounted Divorce for January 2023

In our experience January is the most popular month for Divorces.  This can often be as a result of the amount of time couples spend together over the festive season and the financial burden of what has become an expensive time of year.  This year in particular we are also facing substantial costs of living […]

Parental Alienation

Parental alienation is a term used to describe a process by which one parent tries to cause the child to reject, fear, or avoid contact with the other parent. Parental alienation cases are often very difficult because (1) it is difficult to prove, (2) it can be difficult to disprove, and (3) even if proven, it […]

Look Before Opening

Opening your car door seems a fairly mundane activity, lets face it, it is something we all do fairly often. At least twice per journey anyway. But, it can have significant – potentially fatal – repercussions. Which is why it is now covered in the updated Highway Code. Mr A had first hand experience of […]

Some Nice Feedback

A nice review for Andrew Marsden of our Batley Office.

ADVERSE POSSESSION

Have you ever heard people saying “if you have looked after someone else’s land for long enough you acquire squatter’s rights” and then wondered what they meant by this? This is in fact a legal principle known as adverse possession. If adverse possession can be established, then a person who possesses someone else’s land for […]

Position Vacant

We are looking for an experienced conveyancers with at least 7 years experience of dealing with all types of conveyancing matters to join our busy and well respected conveyancing team. We are offering a competitive salary with chance to earn bonus on top . The positions are based at our Batley and Brighouse offices. If […]

Brearleys Delivers Knockout Blow

Very recently Martin Oliver a Partner at our firm has  just finished representing a builder who sued Frank Warren, Tyson Fury’s boxing promoter , for breach of contract . The case went all the way to a 3 day trial at the property and construction court in central London and our client was successful in […]

Do As I Say Not As I Do

There is often a difference between how a job should be done, and how it is done. The textbook way versus the practical get the job done way. It happens all the time, and for a variety of reasons – most commonly time and efficiency. Inevitably the textbook way takes longer. But what happens when […]

They Know What They Know

Information is important in all areas of our lives. It is particularly important in personal injury claims. Incorrect, or missing information can cause claims to fail. Never assume that a defendant will properly, or indeed at all, record details of an accident. We see all too many cases where there is no accident report – […]