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Change to the Probate Process for Solicitors

While our systems have enabled us to continue working seamlessly on probate matters, government bodies and financial organisations have made changes over the last couple of months to help them cope with employee absences and redeployment. HM Courts and Tribunal […]

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Coronavirus Causes Spike in Wills and Power of Attorney Requests

The Coronavirus known as COVID-19 has seen an increase in people making or changing their Will and creating a Lasting Power of Attorney, Head of Private Client, Matthew Porter reports. ‘The virus has definitely focussed people’s minds on what they need to […]

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Still Open For You

If you need any legal work or advice we are still remotely open for instructions – new or current – even though our office is shut. We understand how difficult and challenging this time is for everyone and so we […]

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Coronavirus – We Have it Covered

With the threat of quarantine for offices where individuals have been diagnosed with Coronavirus, we would like to reassure our clients that we have it all covered. All of our systems, including our phone and case management systems, will work […]

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WE ARE RECRUITING

Cover Secretary We are looking for a cover secretary with excellent people skills, typing speed, a positive outlook and a can-do attitude. Legal experience not essential as training can be given. We would need someone who can cover for holidays […]

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Using Local Services Might Save Your Town

Using Local Services Might Just Save Your Town and Be Your Best Value Option We have been out on the streets of Alton asking residents their opinion of our town – what they love and what their fears are and […]

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Bookers & Bolton Shortlisted for Law Society Award

Alton’s Bookers & Bolton shortlisted for prestigious legal awards Bookers & Bolton has been shortlisted for the Law Society’s prestigious Excellence Awards, the highest accolade for law firms in England and Wales. Bookers & Bolton has been shortlisted in the […]

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Client Surveys Reveal Consistent Excellence

Client Surveys Reveal Consistent Excellence   At Bookers & Bolton we are constantly striving to maintain and improve our customer service and the excellence of our lawyers and their teams. We are lucky to have clients who feedback their experiences, […]

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Claim a Power of Attorney Refund

Claim a Power of Attorney Refund The Ministry of Justice has launched a fee refund scheme for fee payments made between 1st April 2013 and 31 March 2017 in England and Wales for a power of attorney. You can get part […]

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Inheritance Tax – could this be a thing of the past?

Recent changes to inheritance tax allowances leave us questioning if inheritance tax could be a thing of the past. Over the next four years the government is phasing in measures to attempt to reduce the burden of inheritance tax for most families.  […]

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