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When do you need a Solicitor to help with your Probate?

When a person dies, their assets are distributed to their beneficiaries after paying off any liabilities.  This is called Estate Administration, and the first stage is normally to obtain Grant of Probate from the Probate Registry and to calculate and pay any Inheritance Tax that is [...]

By |2021-12-24T12:36:56+00:00December 24th, 2021|

An Employer’s Guide to Christmas Part Three: Managing Leave

Updated for 2021 is our 3-part Employers' Guide to Christmas.  This is the time of year that can have a massive impact on businesses; either with an increased demand for products and services, or a winding down as focus shifts in your industry.  With the added [...]

By |2021-12-23T10:34:57+00:00December 22nd, 2021|

An Employer’s Guide to Christmas Part Two: Disciplinary Issues

Updated for 2021 is our 3-part Employers' Guide to Christmas.  For most, the festive season is a time for fun and jokes; but to keep the celebrations hassle free, it's important for employers to communicate expectations among staff to prevent any potential employment law issues or [...]

By |2021-12-16T12:55:01+00:00December 16th, 2021|

Arranging contact with your children over Christmas 2021

In this article we look at whether it is possible for separated parents to see their children over Christmas and how best to go about making the arrangements. Can children with separated parents see both parents at Christmas? With only two weeks to go until the [...]

By |2021-12-14T16:21:28+00:00December 10th, 2021|

Backhouse Solicitors Christmas Opening Hours 2021

Our Christmas opening hours for 2021 are as follows: Thursday 23rd December - 8.30am - 6pm Friday 24th December  - 8.30am - 2pm Wednesday 29th December to Monday 3rd January - CLOSED Tuesday 4th January onwards - 8.30am - 6pm For more information call 01245 893400 [...]

By |2021-12-23T11:21:14+00:00December 10th, 2021|

An Employer’s Guide to Christmas Part One: The Office Party

Updated for 2021 is our 3-part Employers' Guide to Christmas.  Whilst the recent announcement by Prime Minister Boris Johnson recommended employees work from home where possible, he said Christmas parties should still go ahead, stating: “On Christmas parties, we don’t want people to cancel such events.  [...]

By |2021-12-16T12:46:56+00:00December 1st, 2021|

7 Reasons to use an Experienced Family Solicitor

With so much information freely available on the internet it’s tempting to think that you might save time and money taking a DIY approach to family law matters. In reality there are many pitfalls for the inexperienced, and with your future family life at stake [...]

By |2021-10-28T16:45:20+01:00October 28th, 2021|

Using Inheritance Act Claims to challenge a Will

When someone dies, their belongings normally pass to family and other beneficiaries by following the wishes in their Will, or if there is no Will by following the rules in inheritance law. But what if a relation or someone you know dies and you don’t [...]

By |2021-10-21T08:23:18+01:00October 20th, 2021|
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