Tying the knot? Why a prenuptial agreement is a good idea.

‘Love is a temporary madness. It erupts like an earthquake then subsides…’ and when it does you may just hope you had a contingency in place to lead you out of the rubble. With the wedding season on the brink of its beginning and the excitement of newly engaged couples still in their festive bliss […]

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Why every new parent needs a Will

There is a lot to think about when you have a new child and often the last thing on your mind is having a Will to ensure that your children’s future is protected. But it is one of the most important things that you can do. What is a Will? Younger parents can be forgiven […]

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Will my relative’s home be taken into consideration when they have to pay care home fees?

When clients move from their own homes into residential care homes or nursing homes, the question of funding this care comes into consideration. Some clients have enough capital, in savings and assets such as property, to fund the cost of their care institutions. However, should clients not be able to pay their care fees, the […]

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The benefits of instructing the same solicitor firm to deal with your loved one’s probate and conveyancing

Applying for probate after a loved one’s passing can be a lengthy and difficult process. This is the case whether you are the executor, administrator or a beneficiary. Where there is property that needs to be sold, you will wish to minimise any delay in order to speed up the conveyancing process. So in order […]

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A lovely review from one of our clients

Thomas Dunton have acted for me in the preparation of my Will and in the handling of my late wife’s estate. In both cases the business was carried out with efficiency and sensitivity. Their professional approach is to be much recommended.

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5 Times in your life when you should make a Will

Often people think that Wills are just for older people, but regardless of age, they are vital in giving clear, legal protection on what happens to your assets if you die. Below are five times in your life when you should make a Will: 1    Buying a House This will probably be one of the […]

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The Benefits of a Pre-nuptial Agreement

It is the perfect romance, a couple meet, fall in love and decide to get married. But marriage entails not only a change of name, an exchange of rings and vows to be recited, but also significant financial implications for both involved. For romantics the thought of a pre-nuptial agreement can often be seen as […]

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What you need to know about Commercial Leases

Heads of Terms – what are they, are they binding, are they the whole ‘deal’? Heads of Terms (HoT) are the starting point for most transactions and are usually prepared by the landlord or their agent, detailing the ‘agreed’ position on a number of the key commercial points in a lease. The Royal Institution of […]

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Divorce rate drops with every year of Marriage

If you are in your first few blissful years of marriage, you might want to look away now. For a study has found that for every year a couple stays together, the less likely they are to divorce – and it’s the first decade that’s the hardest. So, while honeymooning couples have a one in […]

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Solicitors drawing up digital wills

Family solicitors say accessing and dealing with someone’s digital legacy is becoming as great a concern as how to divide up their house and bank accounts. They are increasingly drawing up “digital wills”, including a side letter recording passwords and passcodes to devices such as iPads. Solicitors are also urging clients to back up important […]

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