But when there isn't a will, there's often an almighty mess. Apparently more than half the adults in the UK fail to make a will despite being reminded by endless storylines about wills on TV that feature in Agatha Christie whodunnits, soaps and dramas.
£30,000 settlement for personal injury client
The Personal Injury team at Rundlewalker has succeeded in winning compensation for an individual who sustained an injury at work.
In the Queen's Speech: Children & Families feature
Plans for more flexible parental leave, swifter adoptions and a radical shake-up of support for children with special educational needs were announced in the Queen's Speech.
Discounts for buying Council or Social Housing properties increases to £75,000
In a throwback to the days of Margaret Thatcher, the right of tenants to buy their council houses and flats is making a comeback.
Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
Breaking Up Is Hard To Do.
Divorce is a depressing business at the best of times. But since Legal Aid was withdrawn for the vast majority, more and more couples are resorting to DIY divorce in order to save money.
Go Local for your Personal Injury Claim
It's difficult to avoid the TV ads bombarding us constantly about personal injury claims, not to mention unwanted texts and cold calls from so-called specialist injury lawyers, all touting for business.
As we live longer, our expectations have grown accordingly. With better health and quality of retirement years, come longer marriages. Except that some are buckling under the strain.
The dos and don'ts of changing your name
People change their names, usually upon marriage, with a woman traditionally taking her husband's surname or the more recent trend of couples double-barreling their names.
A big Heart
From March 5th - 9th 2012, Heart FM held their appeal to raise money for our local branch of Childline, the charity for children set up by Esther Rantzen in 1986.
For Richer, For Poorer - For Now
It might take the romance out of getting married, but prenuptial agreements or prenups are becoming increasingly common.
The Pitfalls of Commercial Leases
A new client recently informed us she'd been given a draft commercial lease by her landlord suggesting "they didn't need expensive solicitors; just sign the last page and I'll give you the keys".
Landmark £67 million protective award compensation.
Protective Award Compensation. The Union of Shop, Distribution and Allied Workers (USDAW) has recently won compensation for over 24,000 former Woolworths employees in the total sum of over ?67 million.