Please post your letters to Santa at Birstall library by the 7th December 2018. Please put your name and address on the back of your letter to receive a reply from Santa.
Our Cleckheaton Office are the first to get into the festive spirit in time for the Cleckheaton Lights Switch on this weekend. Their widow display looks fantastic. Keep an eye out for our other offices soon to be decorated for the up and coming festivities.
It is not well known that in different areas of England & Wales specific searches that are required when purchasing property to ensure that no damage will occur to the property in the future. Traditionally in coal mining areas, coal searches are carried out but it is less well known that in other areas of(…)
A number of recent test cases have put before the court the issue of how far a Health and Welfare Lasting Power of Attorney can go in its instructions to the attorneys and what they can ask them to do. A Lasting Power of Attorney for Health and Welfare appoints someone to make decisions on(…)
Recently there appears to have been a change in favour of employers when tribunals are looking at the award of costs in employment tribunal cases. The cost of defending employment tribunal cases is a common source of complaint and annoyance among employers as in most cases, employers cannot recover their legal costs even if they(…)
Members of St Patrick’s Union of Catholic Mother’s recently celebrated 70 years as a parish organisation. Mass was celebrated at St Patricks in Birstall by their Parish Priest Rev David Bulmer and attended by parishioners and members from neighbouring churches in the area. the service was followed by afternoon tea.
The intestacy rules are rules set by the government which determine who will inherit from an estate when the deceased left no Will. In some cases, an individual’s wishes might the same as set out by the intestacy rules and we often get asked what the point of making a Will is if their wishes(…)
The Government is to change the law to allow opposite-sex couples to to enter into civil partnerships, the Prime Minister has announced. The Government said extending them to opposite-sex couples in England and Wales would provide greater security for those who wanted legal recognition for their relationship but did not want to get married For(…)
At Brearleys Solicitors we like to give back to the communities we work among and support local charities. This year our Brighouse office are again working with Overgate Hospice by participating in Make a Will Fortnight. Make an appointment with us to make a will as part of the scheme between 8th October and 19th(…)
The government have consulted independent legal experts to sweep away the current uncertainty surrounding the legality of electronic signatures. The government have published early conclusions which make it clear that electronic signatures can now be used on formal contracts in English law. The commission has also laid out possible steps which could boost business by(…)