As it’s Valentine’s Day, I thought I’d take a look at pre-nuptial agreements. I know, I know, last of the romantics ! Whilst it is not the most romantic of topics depending upon your circumstances, it may actually be very sensible to have an agreement in place prior to marriage. Most … [Read more...] about Pre-Nuptial Agreement – The Death of Romance or a Sensible Move?
A couple of years ago and before my time, we ran an advertising campaign to coincide with Valentine's Day. You could say this campaign was a success although not necessarily for the right reasons! It has since appeared on a number of lists of the most un-romantic gestures on Ladbible, … [Read more...] about Our claim to fame…
Imagine scrolling through Right Move and finding your house is up for sale without your knowledge. This is what happened to Mr To of Stockport after fraudsters had stolen his identity and transferred his property into their name! The gang involved had stolen Mr To's mail from his mailbox in order to … [Read more...] about Protect yourself from property fraud
Our Wills and Probate Department recently took part in Dr Kershaw's Wills Week. During this week, the Solicitors within that department met with new and existing clients to prepare their wills for them in exchange for a donation to the hospice. This week was a huge success and we raised … [Read more...] about Harold Stock & Co supporting Dr Kershaw’s Hospice
Congratulations to Ivana Bailey who has today qualified as a Solicitor. Ivana's journey to qualification has been slightly longer than others as she took some time out during her training contract to have her beautiful little boy. The final part of Ivana's training contract has been … [Read more...] about Ivana Bailey qualifies as a Solicitor
We are delighted to have been nominated in the category of Best Law firm in the Talk of Manchester Business Awards and to have reached the voting stages. The Talk of Manchester Business Awards take place at the Mercury Piccadilly Hotel on Thursday 1st December 2016. Voting opens … [Read more...] about Talk of Manchester Business Awards 2016
What do you need to know? New child car seat regulations were set to be introduced this December for children under 12 years of age or under 135cm in height. The changes have now been delayed until next year and are expected to come into force in March 2017. There is no need to panic, you … [Read more...] about New i-Size Child Car Seat Regulations
Why leave things to chance? If you do not currently have a will or yours is out of date, this is exactly what you are doing. It is especially important to make a will if you have children, own property, have savings, or are a business owner. Once you have made a will, it is important … [Read more...] about Make a Will for Charity
Most people are aware of the importance of having a will professionally drawn, yet many simply do not get round to preparing and signing one. Without a will, those you’d wish to benefit upon your death may not have any entitlement. A will is vital to protect your loved ones and those you wish to … [Read more...] about Lasting Power of Attorney: What is it and why does it matter?
Staff from Harold Stock & Co. Solicitors gathered together at a local restaurant last night to celebrate the 60-something-th birthday of the firm's founding Partner, Paul Stock. Paul founded the firm in 1978 and was the first Solicitor to practice commercial law outside of the City centre. Paul … [Read more...] about Happy birthday, Mr Stock
They say a picture paints a thousand words! These gorgeous flowers were delivered for Pam Chamley this morning from a very grateful client. The card read: "To Pam, thank you so much for making our house purchase stress free. Your efficiency was much appreciated" Pam Chamley is a … [Read more...] about They say a picture paints a thousand words.
Harold Stock & Co Solicitors are very proud to support local charity, The Anthony Seddon Fund. This charity is very close to the heart of our Practice Manager, Alex Newman as she is Anthony's big sister. Anthony took his own life on 31st March 2013 following a long struggle with the … [Read more...] about Local charity seek to raise mental health awareness in Tameside