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In 2023 there were 122 contested probate cases, up from 116 cases in 2022, according to the Ministry of Justice Family Court Statistics. 

  Philip Collins, Partner at Winckworth Sherwood, said that it “isn’t at all surprising” that there has been a rise in contested probate claims. He said: “We know that significant amounts of wealth, often tied up in property,  is currently being passed down to younger generations. Inherited wealth is becoming increasingly important and can often […]

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Job Vacancy

“We are currently seeking a full time Legal Secretary, working within the Probate Department at our Staveley Office. Please note that this is not a remote working role.   You should have a good telephone manner and be able to communicate with clients and other professionals, as well as prepare letters and attendance notes and […]

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Breaking News

We have been reliably informed that the introduction of the Care Capping (October 2023) has now been deferred till 2025.

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Cap on Care fees

From October 2023, the government will introduce a new £86,000 cap on the amount anyone in England will need to spend on their personal care over their lifetime. This is good news but there are other charges which increase the potential cost of age related costs.

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Care Package details

For more information on the finer details of the new Care Capping, click here

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Guide Dogs Free Wills

We are excited to once again being part of @FreeWillsMonth, launching on Monday 2nd October 2023 . Free Wills Month is your chance to get a free Will whilst choosing to support Guide Dogs by leaving a gift in your Will. Bookings are being taken now by contacting 01246471900. Our four-legged friends are not only […]

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National Conveyancing Week

Buchanan & Co Solicitors Ltd  proudly supporting inaugural National Conveyancing Week National Conveyancing Week takes place between 20th -24th March. For more information see https://conveyancingweek.co.uk/

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Importance of a legal guardian

Seven out of ten parents across the UK have no legal guardian in place to care for their children in the event of their deaths, according to research commissioned by Solicitors for the Elderly (SfE). The research has been done ahead of “Update Your Will Week 2023,” which begins today and finishes on 29th January and calls on […]

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FOR THOSE WHO ARE 60 yrs OLD AND ABOVE

FOR THOSE WHO ARE 60 yrs OLD AND ABOVE, PLEASE READ THIS. This is for you. I really like what is said here and am going to try my best to follow it. Thank you to the person who wrote this. May God bless us all as we strive to be a blessing to others […]

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