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  • 3 July 2018
    Choice not Chance - the importance of Powers of Attorney

    This week is the launch of Solicitors for the Elderly’s campaign “Choice Not Chance”, raising awareness of the important, but little used, Health and Welfare Lasting Power of Attorney(LPAs) docu… Read more

  • 21 June 2018
    Cumbria Tourism Awards 2018

    There may be a few sore heads this morning after last night’s Cumbria Tourism Awards 2018 ceremony! Hospitality and leisure businesses from around the county were nominated in a wide range of categ… Read more

  • 14 June 2018
    Whose house is it anyway?

    You may own a property jointly with somebody or have contributed to the purchase price, but do you know what your ownership rights are? If you are buying a house jointly with somebody, your solicitor… Read more

  • 14 June 2018
    Where are my title deeds, and do I need them?

    Historically, the Deeds to your house were the proof that you owned it. Each sale from one owner to the next would be recorded in documents called a “Conveyance” or for old transactions an “Ind… Read more

  • 7 June 2018
    When a document is not always what it seems..

    When is a Lease not a Lease? Whether you are a landlord or a tenant of residential or commercial property, you can usually be reassured that any legal document you have sets out the basis on which th… Read more

  • 23 May 2018
    Dying matters...

    As part of Dying Matters week 2018 and to promote conversations about future care planning the Education team from St Mary’s Hospice in Ulverston delivered an Advance Care Planning & Communication S… Read more

  • 26 April 2018
    Agricultural Expert publishes updated book

    Nigel Davis, our Agricultural expert at branch office The Rural Law Practice, has recently had the 3rd edition of his guide to Agricultural Tenancies published. Nigel knows all there is to know about… Read more

  • 24 April 2018
    Stronger together...

    L to R: Ian Fishwick, Ruth Baker, Paul SmithPaul Smith, Ian Fishwick and Ruth Baker, formerly of Pearson & Pearson… Read more

  • 16 April 2018
    Kirkby Lonsdale Taste Festival

    Thomson Hayton Winkley were delighted to be one of the main sponsors of the Taste Festival at Kirkby Lonsdale this weekend. Not only were we happy to welcome visitors to our offices with a glass of pr… Read more

  • 6 April 2018
    Why making a will is only the start....

    Have you made a will? Yes? Good - that’s a start! However, it is important to review your will from time to time and account for any changes in your life that could affect your existing will. C… Read more

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