Cohabitation is on the rise but are you protected?
The Office for National Statistics in its families and household statistical bulletin has shown that the fastest growing family type are those in a cohabiting relationship. The bulletin also explains that unmarried parties in a cohabiting relationship is the second largest family type behind married or civil partnership couples. The law in relation to the… Read MoreFind out more
O’Donnell Solicitors Guide to Inheritance Tax Planning
Demystifying Inheritance Tax Inheritance tax is a concern for many people in our local area with house prices often increasing the value of estates above the Inheritance Tax threshold. Understanding your potential inheritance tax liability and undertaking good planning at an early stage is vital. The general allowance (known as the nil rate band) for… Read MoreFind out more
Divorce Solicitor in Cheshire, Greater Manchester and throughout the UK
It is important when you instruct a new solicitor for your divorce that you know of their credentials. Anthony Jones in our Family Department has a wealth of experience in dealing with clients nationally and internationally. He was a Divorce Lawyer in Cheshire for many years so knows the areas of Wilmslow, Alderley Edge, Prestbury,… Read MoreFind out more
Abolition of Employment Law fees – Access to justice or ‘opening the floodgates’?
In 2013 the Government introduced fees for Employment Tribunals, resulting in potential costs of up to £1200.00 in fees for an employee at what could be one of the most financially difficult times for them. The reason behind this has been questioned since its introduction as it painted quite an unsavoury image and indeed, arguably,… Read MoreFind out more