Fri, 23/12/2016 - 10:45
I took our collection of presents over to the Key 103 drop off yesterday. They were really pleased to accept them and I spent a little while in the drop off centre with some of the volunteers. They were sorting through the thousands of donated presents trying to make sure that the right gift gets...
Fri, 23/12/2016 - 10:45
Resolution has launched a new Code of Practice for its members.
Resolution (a specialist organisation for family solicitors) says it chose to revise the Code of Practice to reflect the changing family justice environment.
Resolution members follow a Code of Practice that promotes a constructive...
Thu, 22/12/2016 - 10:30
150 Resolution members met with MPs and Peers on 30 November 2016 to discuss the introduction of “No Fault Divorce”
The problem with current divorce law is that unless couples wait until they have lived apart for two years, they can only apply for a divorce, by apportioning some sort of blame. This...
Fri, 25/11/2016 - 14:00
AST Hampsons has joined a number of organisations representing older and vulnerable people to raise serious concerns around the Government’s online tool for creating Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs).
An LPA is a powerful legal document that allows a person to appoint trusted individuals to make...
Fri, 21/10/2016 - 09:00
AST Hampsons have opened their doors to the ground floor again at 7 South Parade ten months after the damage caused by the flood in the town centre on Boxing Day 2015...
Read the full article at Rochdale Online News
Tue, 06/09/2016 - 08:30
A will made by a physically and mentally impaired man in favour of his long-term professional carer and 'supporting landlord' has been overturned in the England & Wales High Court on the grounds of lack of knowledge and approval of its contents...
Read the full article on STEP
Fri, 22/07/2016 - 15:00
Following on from the success of the programme last year Louise Salisbury ,Head of the Probate Department and Sadie Green trainee solicitor attended at Unsworth Cricket Club at the request of the Alzheimer's Society to present a talk on Legal Aspects of Dementia as part of the Alzheimer's...
Wed, 13/07/2016 - 09:15
The Family Justice Council has produced detailed guidance on “financial needs” on divorce.
The President of the Family Division has commented that the guide “provides a succinct summary of the law as explained and developed in the leading cases.
The guide can be viewed here: http://www.familylaw....
Tue, 31/05/2016 - 21:00
Once again this year a team from AST Hampsons have run the Manchester 10K for charity!
This years team were Louise Salisbury, Head of our Wills and Probate Department, James Taylor, Head of Conveyancing and Sadie Green, Trainee Solicitor.
They were raising funds for Bury Hospice this year and are...
Sun, 27/03/2016 - 08:30
The number of unmarried couples living as a family has risen by 33pc in the last decade - making this the fastest growing family type.
Also on the rise are the problems which result when an unmarried partner dies without a will, potentially stranding the survivor without property or other assets....