Making a will is one of the most important things any of us can do to make sure our loved ones are well cared for after our death. Darren McGuinness, Solicitor at the Stockport Branch of Harold Stock & Co, shares his top ten tips for making sure your will covers ticks all the right boxes. … [Read more...] about Top 10 Tips for Making your Will
It was widely reported in the press over last weekend that the government has announced that it will be targeting gazumping to make house-buying “less stressful”. We asked Rachel Inwood, Conveyancing Solicitor at Harold Stock & Co, for her views on gazumping and what really causes the stress in … [Read more...] about Government Targets Gazumping. But Is It Such A Problem Anymore?
Moving house is one of the most stressful things any of us do. Just thinking about it raises the blood pressure. Rachel Inwood, Conveyancing Solicitor at Harold Stock & Co Solicitors, takes us through some of the common questions our clients ask about moving home and the Conveyancing process. … [Read more...] about 15 Common Conveyancing Questions
Darren McGuinness, Solicitor at Harold Stock & Co, tackles the issue of wills, whether you can write your own will and, if you do, whether it is legally valid. One of the most important issues we help people with is forward planning – in some cases very far forward planning! Because there is … [Read more...] about Can you make your own will? More to the point, should you make your own will?
In our last blog we looked at why you need a conveyancing solicitor to help you through the various processes of your move. This week, Rachel Inwood, Conveyancing Solicitor at Harold Stock & Co, goes into a little more detail about the process of buying a home and what you can expect from your … [Read more...] about How Does Conveyancing Actually Work?
Conveyancing is an important aspect of moving house. Rachel Inwood, Conveyancing Solicitor at Harold Stock & Co, tells us why it’s so important to make sure you have all your bases covered when it comes to the most important purchase of your life. … [Read more...] about Do you really need a solicitor to move house?
Having a will isn’t enough, Darren McGuiness, solicitor at Harold Stock & Co, looks at ten important changes in life that mean you need to review your will. … [Read more...] about 10 Most Common Times You Need to Review Your Will
Everyone knows that they need to have insurance, but not everyone has a will. We think that you need both, because if there’s one certainty in life, one of them will inevitably be used! … [Read more...] about Insure your family’s future by making a will
Family lawyers predict a rise in the number of couples seeking prenuptial agreements after the Court of Appeal divorce ruling in which a woman's bid for an equal share of her and her ex-husband's combined assets was dismissed. Ruling in Hart v Hart, Lord Justice Moylan, said His Honour … [Read more...] about Will the number of prenuptial agreements increase following the Court of Appeal’s divorce ruling in Hart v Hart?
Are we any nearer resolving the issue of tribunal fees reimbursement following July’s landmark ruling by the Supreme Court that such fees were unlawful? The short answer appears to be no. According to a senior member of the employment tribunals (England and Wales), Whitehall is still working on … [Read more...] about Government will not make an announcement on employment tribunal fee refunds until September
Following last month’s landmark ruling by the Supreme Court that employment tribunal fees are unlawful under both domestic and EU law because they had the effect of preventing access to justice, lawyers were left wondering how the courts would interpret subsequent employment tribunal fee cases in … [Read more...] about Discrimination claim revived after employment tribunal fees ruled unlawful
The personal injury compensation claims sector is shrinking as a direct result of government reforms a government body has claimed. The scale of this contraction, according to the Claims Management Regulator, a body managed by the Ministry of Justice, is significant. The CMR has confirmed ‘notable … [Read more...] about Personal injury market shrinks after reforms to the sector claims government body