The importance of putting in place a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)

The importance of putting in place a Lasting Power of Attorney cannot be underestimated, especially during the ongoing pandemic with the risk of any one of us or our loved ones becoming critically ill. Indeed, this has been the recent plight of television host, Kate Garraway, who has endured a prolonged period of her husband…

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No fault divorce is finally due to come into force

The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 due to come into force in April 2022, is set to revolutionise the way in which couples can dissolve their marriage with the long overdue introduction of no-fault divorce in England and Wales. As the law currently stands, one spouse has to initiate the process of filing for…

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Emma Moore Wins Prestigious Award

Farnworth Rose Solicitors are celebrating after their Head of Residential Property, Emma Moore, won the Conveyancer of the Year Award at the British Conveyancing Awards 2021. Up against stiff competition from across England and Wales the judges commented that she had gone above and beyond and were impressed by her commitment to personal development during…

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The digital dilemma of leaving online assets in your Will

When writing a Will, consideration must not only be given to any physical assets that you would want your loved ones to benefit from after you’re gone, but also any digital assets. This could include, for example, bitcoins or other forms of e-currency that you may have stored in virtual wallets. It could also include…

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New Vacancy: Legal Cashier

Part time – 9am – 3pm Monday – Friday Nelson, Lancashire Salary dpendent on experience A well-established and growing law firm are currently looking to recruit a Legal Cashier to join their team, working alongside the fee earners to provide an efficient service to clients. Responsibilities: Analysing client account ledgers, fees and costs Maintain CHAPS/Faster…

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