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NO FAULT DIVORCE

Major changes to the divorce process will come into affect on the 6th April 2022 As of the 6th April the new “No Fault” divorce will come into force and parties will not have to, or indeed be able to, blame the other for the breakdown of their marriage. Under current laws, one spouse needs […]

Nice Client Feedback

Some nice feedback for Erin Clarke of our Wills and Probate department. Erin recently moved to our Leeds office to continue to build her specialist practice in this area of law. If you need help and advice on matters concerning wills, probate, powers of attorney, or connected legal matters then give Erin a call on […]

WELCOME BACK LEEDS!

As the world is getting back to normal, we are delighted to be welcoming our clients back to our Leeds Park Square office. Erin Clarke, one of our Private Client solicitors, has recently moved to the Leeds office, she specialises in Wills, Probate and Administration of Estates, Lasting Powers of Attorneys and Court of Protection […]

It Can Take Time

Life can be fast paced, we always seem to be in a bit of a hurry. As Stephen Dobyns put it “Each thing I do, I rush through so I can do something else.” And, that can be true of the law. We all want our legal matter to be be finished as quickly as […]

Why should you have a Will in place?

James Shingleton (Cleckheaton office) and Emma Ingram (Brighouse office) from our Wills and Probate department are both Full Accredited Members of a national organisation called Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE). SFE have released a video, highlighting the importance of making a Will.  As SFE members, James and Emma are recognised as experts in this field. […]

Lasting Powers of attorneys – Don’t leave it too late

A lasting power of attorney allows you to give someone the power to act as if they are you. The financial documents allows your chosen attorneys to deal with any aspect of your finances, such as selling a property, paying a bill and drawing money out of the bank. The health and welfare document allows […]

Special Offer Lasting Powers of Attorney for February 2021

Brearleys Solicitors will be running a special promotion on Lasting Powers of Attorney during the month of February 2021. We will draft two Lasting Powers of Attorney for the price of one! This offer is not to be missed! Our legal fees start from £350 plus VAT plus the additional registration fee set by the […]

Another happy client for Emma Ingram in our Wills and Probate department…. for help and advice on your will or associated matters why not give Emma a call on 01484 714400  

5 TOP TIPS WHEN DEALING WITH AN ESTATE AFTER SOMEONE HAS DIED

Check whether the person had a will Collect information on all the assets that person had, such as bank accounts, shares, properties etc. Collect as much information as possible about any debts that person may have had, including the cost of the funeral. Set up an executors account so that all money collected from an […]

5 TOP TIPS WHEN MAKING A WILL

Always consult a qualified Solicitor Consider how your wishes may impact your family and that you have provided for all eventualities Make sure your Will is witnessed correctly Keep the original Will safe (this can be through storing it at a Solicitors) Appoint an executor you trust

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