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Video: Landlord & tenant law, your commonly asked legal questions answered

October 15, 2018   |   Written by: Liam O’Shea

We have a brand-new video from one of our trusted solicitors. This time the focus is on landlord & tenant law. Our leading expert on landlord services is here to provide advice on how to best navigate the potential legal ...

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Wishing a happy retirement to Paul Walters

October 11, 2018

Paul Walters, family law solicitor at Astle Paterson for 12 years, has now taken retirement. We wish Paul all the best in his next adventure. Goodbye Paul Paul’s abundance of legal knowledge, friendly personality and light-hearted nature will be deeply missed ...

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Do it Yourself Probate: the tax pitfalls

October 10, 2018   |   Written by: Sarah Nash

As Wills and Probate lawyers, we understand the rules about the tax implications of a deceased person’s estate. From our experience, most people have heard about Inheritance Tax. However, there are some myths out there about how it works. This ...

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DIY Probate: beware the risks!

October 8, 2018   |   Written by: Sarah Nash

In my twenty years practising Wills and Probate law, I have seen a trend slowly develop towards lay Executors choosing to do more themselves, sometimes without any legal assistance. This practice of “DIY probate” may seem like a cheaper solution, ...

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A big thank you to everyone who supported our MacMillan Coffee Morning

October 2, 2018   |   Written by: Sally Wileman

Our MacMillan Coffee Morning went down a treat last week! We would like to thank everyone who came along to help us raise a whopping £621.90 for MacMillan Cancer Support. On Friday morning our meeting table was awash with our ...

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The rules about Power of Attorney Gifts to family

September 21, 2018   |   Written by: Sarah Nash

We receive a lot of enquiries from relatives who have been appointed to act as an Attorney under a Lasting Power of Attorney for a loved one, including questions on Power of Attorney Gifts. The position of Attorney is one of ...

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You’re invited to our 4th annual MacMillan Coffee Morning

September 13, 2018   |   Written by: Sally Wileman

It’s that time of year again… Bake Off is back on our screens and the mornings are starting to get darker, so what better way to kick-off your Friday and start on the right foot than enjoying a warm coffee ...

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Debt Recovery Advice: How long can a debt collector legally pursue old debt?

September 4, 2018   |   Written by: Liam O’Shea

We often get asked, how long can a debt collector legally pursue old debt? It is a commonly held belief that, should you have an old, unsatisfied, money Judgment against your debtor, you have lost the right to enforce payment. ...

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Debt Recovery Advice: How to find information on your debtor

August 28, 2018   |   Written by: Liam O’Shea

If an individual or Company owe you money, then what are the chances of you actually recovering that money? Even before considering whether the Court would judge in your favour, it is better to first ask: Am I realistically able ...

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What is an Indemnity Policy & why do I need it?

August 24, 2018   |   Written by: Saima Razaq

We often get asked the question: What is an Indemnity Policy? If you have bought or sold a house in recent years, you might have been informed by your Solicitor that you need a special type of insurance policy taking ...

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