We are pleased to confirm that we are taking part in Make a Will fortnight at our Brighouse office hosted by Overgate Hospice. Between the 29th April – 10th May you can book an appointment to see a Solicitor at the Brighouse office to make a Will. Once everything has been completed and you have(…)
The Ministry of Justice plan to bring in changes to probate registry fees in April 2019. You will see in the attached article that this will be challenged on the basis that it is a ‘stealth tax’. We are hoping that the changes do not come in as it will hit bereaved families the hardest(…)
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(…)
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(…)
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(…)
If you are planning your family holiday have you ever thought about what would happen if the unthinkable occurred and most members of the family were fatally injured? In these circumstances it is common for all of their belongings and estate to pass to the state under the laws of intestacy. It’s much better to(…)
Sometimes the simple comments are the best – “in our view you couldn’t have been better” Find out why our client is almost universally recommend us and have been doing for many years. Our priority is looking after you the client; don’t accept 2nd best; use Brearleys.
Suzy says ” A lovely but sad meeting with a client at their Nursing home Suzy recently met with a lovely lady who’s family wanted her to put a Lasting Power of Attorney in place. Suzy said ‘ the client was such a lovely person who showed me various photographs of all her family who(…)
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