You will undoubtedly have heard many times that our population is ageing and that as a society, we must ensure we are ready for the impact of this substantial shift in our [...]Read more Grasping The Urgent Need to Tackle crime and Abuse Against The Elderly
A recent article by The Law Society Gazette highlighted the major delays currently faced by those applying for Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration. It is [...]Read more Major delays in obtaining Grant of Probate… but there is always a silver lining!
Most disputes regarding property ownership happen between unmarried couples or co-owners in a more general context. Here’s how thinking ahead now can prevent such (often [...]Read more How can we prevent legal disputes over jointly owned property? Preparation is key!
As co-owners of your new property, you will hold the legal title (this means the names which will appear on the Deeds) as “Joint Tenants”. However, the legal title does [...]Read more Joint Tenants or Tenants in Common- what is the difference?
New guidance from HM Courts and Tribunals Service has been issued today, confirming that the probate fee increase will not be introduced on 1st April 2019. The new fees will [...]Read more Probate Fee Hike: There’s Still Time!
Currently, anyone applying for Probate will pay a flat rate of £155 (if using a solicitor). The impending Probate fee increase from April 2019 will mean that Estates worth [...]Read more Probate fee hike: act sooner rather than later
To celebrate our 10th Anniversary in 2019, Solomons Solicitors are pleased to introduce our new Charity Wills Scheme. We want to reward those of you who wish to support the [...]Read more Solomons Solicitors Charity Wills Scheme 2019
Unmarried couples beware: tax and legal traps It has long been accepted that the law relating to unmarried couples is, at the very least unfair. As stated in a report by the [...]Read more Unmarried couples beware: tax and legal traps
It is a sad but unfortunately true that some families have children who, regardless of their age, are vulnerable. This can be for a diversity of reasons, varying from physical [...]Read more How to look after your vulnerable child after you die?