Legal Talk: What is contentious probate?

Legal Talk: What is contentious probate?

*Sponsored by Elmhirst Parker Solicitors, Barnsley Losing a loved one can be a difficult time. But when there are disputes about inheritance and the contents of a will, bereavement can be even more challenging. Some people write their own will without proper legal advice. Poor drafting and clerical errors can...

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Things to remember when selling a house

Things to remember when selling a house

Selling a house can be a complex process, and there are many factors to consider in order to ensure a smooth and successful sale.   The work of conveyancers helps to reduce this significantly by taking on many of the more complex tasks. National Conveyancing Week runs from Monday 20th March...

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Why everyone should have a Power of Attorney

Why everyone should have a Power of Attorney

If you don’t already have a Power of Attorney in place, here’s why you should consider setting one up this new year.

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Legal Talk: Your working rights over Christmas

Legal Talk: Your working rights over Christmas

*Sponsored by Elmhirst Parker Solicitors Santa and his elves won’t be the only ones busy working over the festive period. While some of us look forward to some downtime at Christmas, for millions of people it is business as usual. Workers in retail, hospitality and emergency services will be clocking...

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Is buy-now-pay-later fair for consumers?

Is buy-now-pay-later fair for consumers?

There is widespread concern that ‘buy now pay later’ agreements are potentially damaging to consumers due to lack of regulation. So, do consumers know what they’re signing up for?

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Legal Talk: Pushing the boundary on neighbour disputes

Legal Talk: Pushing the boundary on neighbour disputes

Everybody needs good neighbours… But sometimes there is little understanding and neighbours don’t in fact become good friends. When moving into a house, you can’t choose who lives next door. In most cases, neighbours get on like a house on fire. But when issues over boundaries ignite, bridges can be...

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No-fault divorce: how have things changed?

No-fault divorce: how have things changed?

Hailed as the biggest shake up in divorce law in fifty years, Barnsley’s Elmhirst Parker Solicitors looks at the new no-fault divorce system.

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Legal Talk: The role of a solicitor in mediation

Legal Talk: The role of a solicitor in mediation

With Elmhirst Parker Solicitors, Barnsley If you’re splitting up, separated or divorcing, it can be overwhelming to deal with the practical arrangements, particularly if you have children between you. When tensions and emotions are high following a relationship breakdown, it isn’t always easy to be co-operative. But putting those feelings...

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Enjoy the bounty of summer without breaking the law

Enjoy the bounty of summer without breaking the law

With Elmhirst Parker Solicitors, Barnsley There’s an old saying that the only things that are truly free in this world are blackberries. Summer is the time for heading out into the countryside and (as long as you know what you’re doing) foraging for free wild goodies like juicy blackberries, wild...

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How have mortgages changed in 40 years?

How have mortgages changed in 40 years?

Then v Now: Getting a mortgage in the 1980s compared to 2021 Buying your first home will always be one of life’s biggest money moves. But with the reintroduction of the 5% deposit mortgage, and with the price of rent continuing to rise, a lot of people will now look...

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