Farnworth Rose secure substantial six-figure settlement for local client

Nelson Solicitors, Farnworth Rose have successfully concluded a personal injury claim for a significant six-figure settlement of just under £1 million for a Lancashire based client. In 2018, Mr M sustained injury at home, through no fault of his own having engaged the services of a reputable building contractor. His injuries which were of the…

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New Vacancy: Office Junior

Office – Nelson Hours – 37 hours per week/Full Time  The role At Farnworth Rose we are seeking a Junior Administrator to provide support to all departments at our busy Nelson office.  The role is a Business Administration Apprenticeship which is provided by Training 2000. Duties will include dealing with incoming calls and general admin…

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Death in divorce

Regardless of any animosity during divorce proceedings, the death of an estranged spouse can be incredibly distressing, not least because this can create even greater uncertainty within an already difficult and complex process. Below we look at why. What are the rules relating to death in divorce? In divorce proceedings, you will remain legally married…

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Legally reducing your inheritance tax liability

As the law currently stands in the UK, inheritance tax will be payable on your estate, typically at a rate of 40%, on anything over and above the threshold of £325,000. This is known as the nil-rate band. As such, if the net value of your estate falls well below this threshold, your worldly wealth…

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How useful is a guardianship clause in a Will?

A Will isn’t purely a document to deal with the distribution of property after death. It’s also an opportunity to provide for relatives and dependents. If you have children under the age of 18 then a guardianship clause in your Will could be essential. What is a guardianship clause? If you have children under the…

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