How to deal with a probate property sale


Selling a house is hard but when it belonged to a loved one, that's tougher still. Read Nicola Birchall's blog post on how to sell a probate property.

Wills and Probate

Are you affected by solicitor closures?


If you are affected by the closure of a solicitors firm that was part of the Metamorph Group, Marsden Rawsthorn is here to help.

Legal News

Administering an estate: Why you should plan carefully


If payments you make on inheritance tax don’t match what HMRC expects it is due to be paid, an investigation can be launched. Find out how to avoid any nasty surprises with careful planning. Zoe Fleming explains more.

Wills and Probate

Update Your Will Week 2023


Zoe Fleming explains how we are advising people on planning for the future this Update Your Will Week 2023 (23rd – 29th January).

Wills and Probate

Who is responsible for organising and paying for a funeral?


When a loved one dies, arranging the funeral is one of the first tasks to do. But who is responsible for organising and paying for it?
Read on to find out more.

Wills and Probate

Why DIY wills are a huge risk


Family disputes regarding the validity of a will are stressful, time consuming and very costly.  Find out how to avoid this by reading Katy Rider's blog on DIY wills.

Disputes and Resolution

Should I gift and leaseback my property?


Gifting property and leasing it back is a great option for anyone looking to limit the amount of inheritance tax they will pay. Find out more by reading this blog post by our Wills, Trusts and Probate Team.

Wills and Probate

Why Inheritance Tax planning is crucial


Zoe Fleming, our head of Wills, Trusts and Probates explains why it's crucial, now more than ever, to plan ahead for Inheritance Tax.

Wills and Probate

What is a statutory will?


Solicitor Anna Kerr has penned a blog post to explain all about what statutory wills are and why they are necessary. Read on to find out more.

Wills and Probate

A cautionary tale for attorneys


Head of our Wills, Trusts and Probate Team, Zoe Fleming, explains about the importance of a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) and the limits placed on attorneys to assist you in relation to gifts and transfer of property.

Wills and Probate

Trainee seat rotation


Zoe Ratcliffe is about to take on a new challenge with Marsden Rawsthorn... it's time for a trainee seat rotation. Here she is to tell you more about her legal experience so far.

Tricky terminology: We explain what it all means


At times, our Wills, Probate and Trusts Team may need to use some complicated legal terms. We set out to explain some tricky terminology so that you can better understand our legal documents.

Wills and Probate

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