Category Archives: Private Client

New Year, New Start

Are you buying a new house, starting a new business venture, getting married or expecting a new arrival this year?  However your life changes in 2019, make sure you keep your Will up to date to protect the ones you love. Contact a member our legal team who can provide you advice and guidance on Wills, […]

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Maggie’s Oldham – Free Monthly Will Writing Service

Our Private Client Team are proud to announce their support of Maggie’s Oldham by providing a monthly Will writing service for their visitors and their loved ones. Under the scheme straightforward Wills will be provided free of charge. The sessions will be held on the second Tuesday of each month between 2-5pm at the Maggie’s […]

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Dementia Awarness

Delighted to report that all North Ainley staff have become ‘Dementia Friends’ today, joining the UK’s biggest ever initiative to change the way the nation thinks, acts and talks about dementia.  Engaging and informative session by @MakingSpaceUK For more information visit www.dementiafriends.org.uk

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Alzheimer’s Society – Cupcake Day

North Ainley has again today joined in with organisations across the country for a day of fundraising by baking cakes, and of course eating them! In addition to the baking of cakes and collecting donations we also had a few additional fun games together with a World Cup sweepstake to help raise further funds. In […]

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Dementia Action Week 2018 (21st – 27th May 2018)

Dementia Action Week (DAW) is now in full swing with various events being held across the country.  The purpose of DAW is to raise awareness of dementia.  This week a staggering statistic has shown that there are currently 850,000 people with dementia in the UK.  By 2025 the number is set to rise to 1 […]

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When is your home not your home?

What happens if you have lived with a partner for many years and your partner dies without making a Will?  What if the Will that your partner did make leaves little or nothing to you? In those circumstances, what rights do you have? What, for example, happens to the property you shared with your partner? […]

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Power of Attorney Fee Refund Scheme

On the 1st February 2018 the Ministry of Justice announced its Power of Attorney fee refund scheme. The refunds are being offered to those who may have been charged more than was necessary to apply to register Lasting Powers of Attorney or an Enduring Power of Attorney between the 1st April 2013 and the 31st […]

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Where there’s a Will there’s a way!

A Will is a written document created during your lifetime which determines how any property you own or money that you have at the date of your death will be shared out.  In the event that you do not have a Will the law stipulates who will receive your assets after your death and this […]

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What is a Lasting Power of Attorney – why might I need one?

Do you know someone who has dementia, Alzheimer’s or has had a stroke? They may have some other illness or problem that means they need help with their day to day life.  Have you ever seen a family struggle to handle someone else’s affairs and come up against confidentiality and data protection, and be able […]

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New government proposals signal substantial increase in costs following death

In many cases following a death, it is necessary to make an application to the Court for a Grant of Representation (often known as Probate) in order to administer a deceased’s estate. The government has recently announced plans to increase the fees payable to the Court when applying for a Grant.  Previously, the Court has […]

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