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  • 28 May 2020
    Challenging a will - recent case law

    Wills found to be invalid due to insane delusionsThe Court has recently given its ruling in the case of John Clitheroe v Susan Bond, a dispute between brother and sister over the estate of their late … Read more

  • 21 May 2020
    Why co-habitees and single people should make a will

    Cohabitation in the UK has increased by over 25% in the ten years between 2008-2018. Although marriages remain the most common structure, the fact that the number of cohabitees have increased may mea… Read more

  • 18 May 2020
    COVID-19 - Getting back to work

    With the government announcement encouraging people who cannot work from home to go back to work if they can safely do so, and with the expected further lifting of lockdown restrictions to allow more … Read more

  • 2 April 2020
    Covid-19 - Rental properties and possession claims

    Not long after the country went into lockdown, the government announced an intention to prevent new housing possession claims from being issued by the Courts, and putting existing claims and evictions… Read more

  • 1 April 2020
    Contracts and Covid-19

    With all the uncertainty over the current Coronavirus pandemic we are getting various enquiries about contractual situations and what happens when one party is potentially unable to perform their obli… Read more

  • 1 April 2020
    Covid-19 and Wills

    According to the Law Society, interest in preparing Wills has risen by over 30% since the Coronavirus outbreak. Thomson Hayton Winkley are still taking instructions for new wills as their Solicitors … Read more

  • 30 March 2020
    Co-Parenting during Covid-19

    The current social distancing measures in place may add a further challenge to separated parents. The Government confirmed that transferring children under the age of 18 between household, as require… Read more

  • 20 March 2020
    Door is closed but business carries on

    We are still open for business BUT NOT THE DOOR In order to keep our staff safe and in line with Government advice we are closing our doors to avoid the spread of the Coronavirus. We are however sti… Read more

  • 17 March 2020
    Corona Virus update

    In light of the COVID-19 virus, we wanted to provide you with an update.Thomson Hayton Winkley Solicitors are open for business. The safety and welfare of our clients and staff is of the utmost impo… Read more

  • 26 February 2020
    Farm Diversification - Inheritance Tax Implications

    John Cooke, Director of the Rural Law Practice at Thomson Hayton Winkley, recently spoke at a seminar on Farm Diversification. One of the key messages from all speakers was to think and plan ahead, b… Read more

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