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What to do when someone dies


Our Wills, Probate and Trusts Team explains what to do when someone dies, as all of their assets and liabilities need to be properly handled. Find out how Marsden Rawsthorn can help.

How long does an LPA last?


Our Wills, Probate and Trusts Team explains what the Lasting Powers of Attorney is, when you might consider one and how long it lasts. Read on to find out more.

Much-awaited ‘no-fault divorce’ comes into force in April


Solicitor Lauren Townson and chartered legal executive Lyndsey Kiley from our Family Law Team explain why they welcome new 'no-fault divorce' laws and how Marsden Rawsthorn can help you.

10 reasons why you should make a will


Nicola Birchall, a chartered legal executive from our Wills, Probate and Trusts team explains why it's so important to write a will and exactly how Marsden Rawsthorn can help you.

What’s changed in social care?


Zoe Fleming, head of Wills, Trusts and Probate, and member of SFE (Solicitors for the Elderly), the membership organisation for specialist solicitors, has penned a blog about what’s changed in social care.

The problems with DIY probate


Associate director Zoe Fleming shares why it's best to seek advice from a specialist solicitor when it comes to probate, rather than arranging to do it yourself.

Prosecuted: Pensioners banned from keeping animals for life


Director Paul Ridehalgh has been successful in prosecuting (on behalf of the RSPCA) pensioners who kept their ponies in horrific conditions. The couple has been banned from keeping animals for life.

Win for vulnerable people: Video-witnessed wills extended


Vulnerable people can continue to benefit from legislation brought in during the pandemic, that allowed them to have wills witnessed via video call. Call our Wills, Probate and Trusts Team for help with writing a will.

Boundary disputes on the rise


Boundary disputes driving you to distraction? Is your extension really encroaching on next door's grass? Leave it to our experts to sort out. Call Marsden Rawsthorn's Dispute Resolution Team.

Families and autism: How we can help


Need help to draw up an LPA or a Trust for a child? Head of Wills, Probate and Trusts, Zoe Fleming, can help.

Marriage breakdown? It’s Good Divorce Week


Are you seeking a child-focused approach following a marriage breakdown? Family Law Solicitor Lauren Townson tells you everything you need to know about Resolution lawyers.

The fuel crisis: Our advice for employers


The fuel crisis has caused mass panic up and down the country as employees have tried to get to work. Read on to find out some advice for employers to consider while staff may be having trouble commuting.

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