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Supreme Court boost rights of unmarried partners

In their article dated the 8th February 2017, the Law Society reported: The Supreme Court’s decision in favour of the rights of an unmarried woman to her late partner’s pension was today welcomed by the Law Society of England and […]

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VACANCY – Conveyancer

We want a proactive Residential Conveyancer to join our 20 strong High Street firm in Alton, Hampshire. We are a progressive, friendly firm that encourages creative thinking, uses new technology to reduce inefficiency and has a huge support team that […]

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Taking Control with a Lasting Power of Attorney

According to recent figures published by the Alzheimer’s Society, one in three people over the age of 65 will develop a form of dementia. Well known cases have recently included the author Terry Pratchett who developed dementia in his 60s, […]

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How to ensure living together is a breeze – the benefits of a Cohabitation Agreement

What is a cohabitation agreement? This is an agreement which records arrangements between couples who live together. It records each person’s rights and obligations in relation to where they live and their financial arrangements. It can outline what happens during their […]

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Selling and Divorcing – what order should you do it?

When you are divorcing or separating and selling the family home – what order should you do it in? As a family solicitor, I am often the last to arrive on the scene. Specialist family advice is often sought after the […]

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Bookers & Bolton launch YouTube channel

We are pleased to announce the launch of our YouTube channel. So what does a firm of Solicitors have to say in film?  We believe that you make better choices when given the information you need about the areas of law […]

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Why it’s vital to resolve matrimonial finances when you get divorced

The case of Vince v Wyatt is a timely reminder that simply divorcing does not resolve financial issues. The circumstances of the case are that the couple divorced in 1992, when both had no significant assets. Subsequently, the husband began […]

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Is now the right time to change your mortgage as interest rates fall?

This time last year who would have predicted a further cut in interest rates to 0.25% with a possibility that this would be cut further still? After more than 7 years at a record low of 0.5%, every indication, including […]

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Inheritance Tax – the cost of passing on your home

Over the next 4 years the government is phasing in measures to attempt to reduce the burden of inheritance tax for most families by making it easier to pass on the family home to direct descendants without a tax charge. Currently individuals […]

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Common Law Marriage – is it all a myth?

We all hope that love will last forever, whether we are married or not, but what happens if it doesn’t?  Many people believe that being in a long term relationship means you are in a ‘common law marriage’ and that you […]

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