£13,800 raised during Pendleside Hospice Wills Weeks

Farnworth Rose clients have raised a total of £13,800 in legacies for the Pendleside Hospice during the inaugural Wills Weeks. The new Pendleside Hospice scheme saw people across the local area offered the opportunity to make a simple Will for free from October 14th to October 25th. Solicitors from around local area waived their Will writing…

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Dying Matters Awareness Week: Have you planned for the future?

Every year in May, Dying Matters hosts an Awareness Week to talk honestly about dying, death and bereavement. This year, from 13th to the 19th of May, the Dying Matters Awareness Week will be asking the question, are we ready? Many people find it difficult to discuss what will happen when we are no longer…

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Farnworth Rose Offer Free Wills with Cancer Research UK

Farnworth Rose Solicitors have partnered with Cancer Research UK to offer free single or mirror wills for anyone over the age of 55. “Cancer Research UK is a charity close to our hearts at Farnworth Rose and we’re delighted to have joined the scheme. In the UK less than 50% of the adult population have…

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Dealing with Probate? Act now before fees increase

A committee of MPs has voted to approve government probate reform proposals that will see court probate charges surge from a £215 fixed rate to as much as £6,000. The current fixed rate charge for probate is £215, or £155 for those applying through a solicitor. From April 2019 all estates worth over £50,000 will…

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