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April 25, 2019 | by Grace Steele

When considering who to appoint for legal advice, have you ever been tempted by leaflets or an invitation to a seminar with the promise of ‘Keeping Your Wealth in the Family’. Are you keen to read on if an advert...

March 20, 2019 | by Beatrice Lowry

Often seminars and literature circulate with adverts for “Wills from £29.99”. They can offer a promise of protecting your family’s future. It can be tempting to read on but leave out the small print. Seeking the right advice from experienced and qualified lawyers could save you expense and hassle in...

March 12, 2018 | by Duncan Lyon

In a situation when someone dies without a Will, what happens next? Duncan Lyon, head of our Wills & Probate team, shares a story of a particular situation when Intestacy rules were implemented in the absence of a Will. The...

October 2, 2017 | by Duncan Lyon

It is not uncommon to hear people questioning the need to take legal advice when making a Will. Many people think the process is straightforward enough to do themselves. Unfortunately, a high proportion of all homemade Wills that we have come across have...

September 15, 2017 | by Beatrice Lowry

Making a Will is an important way of looking after the people closest to you. In some circumstances, there may be times when you also choose to leave a gift to a charity in your Will. This week marks an...

October 19, 2016 | by Jonathan Potter

Stepping off at Beeston Tram Stop and into the brilliant sunshine, so begins another day as a Wills & Probate Solicitor at Ellis-Fermor & Negus. In just a moment’s walk past the church and the chiropody clinic, I walk in...

April 30, 2014 | by Mel

We are pleased to announce the latest addition of Private Client solicitor, Jacqueline Lewis, to our legal team in Long Eaton. Originally from the Wirral, but now living in Bramcote, Jacqueline is the newest member of the probate team in Long...

March 1, 2011 | by Duncan Lyon

Intestacy Rules A number of cases have come across my desk in recent times that very graphically illustrate just how vital it is to have a Will, especially when one is not married. The first case relates to an elderly...

March 1, 2011 | by Duncan Lyon

For the last 20 years or so I have regularly been advising clients who are concerned about the possible impact of care home fees on what they would otherwise have liked to have left to their families when they pass...