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Why should I avoid making my own Will and consider making a Will with Alfred Newton Solicitors instead?


In a recent case, Henrietta Ingram & Anor v Simon Timothy Abraham & Anor, a mother had previously made a professional Will in 2008 however, she then made her own subsequent Will in 2019 using an internet template. Her intention was to ensure that her 2 older children and younger child would benefit from her [...]

Why should I avoid making my own Will and consider making a Will with Alfred Newton Solicitors instead?2023-08-18T15:07:06+01:00

Freehold Rentcharges – What Are They And Are They A Problem?


What is a Freehold Rentcharge?   A Freehold Rentcharge is a yearly nominal sum payable by the property owner to a third party, who usually has no other interest in the property. Originally, they would have equated to a substantial yearly source of income for a landowner who sold off parts of their estate for [...]

Freehold Rentcharges – What Are They And Are They A Problem?2023-08-16T15:50:34+01:00

Children Panel Success for Karen Missenden


We are delighted to share that Karen Missenden, one of our Senior Solicitors, has been re-accredited to the Law Society's Children Panel. Karen has specialised in children work for 14 years and is a experienced advocate who has conducted a number of complex hearings. Karen in the fifth member of our team to be accredited [...]

Children Panel Success for Karen Missenden2023-03-15T15:43:11+00:00

Family Team Rated Excellent In Recent Audit


We are delighted to announce that our family team has been given the highest rating possible following a recent audit by the Legal Aid Agency.  The audit confirmed that the service provided was in category (1), excellence. The report highlighted the high quality work of our team in representing our clients and achieving the best [...]

Family Team Rated Excellent In Recent Audit2023-03-15T15:43:17+00:00

National Grief Awareness Week (2 – 8 December 2021)


It’s National Grief Awareness Week (2 – 8 December 2021), an event hosted by The Good Grief Trust to help normalise grief and get more people talking openly about death. As we approach the winter months, many older and vulnerable people may be feeling lonely and could be struggling with the loss of a loved [...]

National Grief Awareness Week (2 – 8 December 2021)2023-03-15T15:43:23+00:00

Divorce: The Basics


Almost everyone knows someone who is divorced, going through a divorce or in need of advice about their position following the breakdown of a marriage,  but how many people know what is involved in a divorce?  Who can apply? When can they apply? What are the grounds for a divorce?  Hopefully this blog will help [...]

Divorce: The Basics2023-03-15T15:43:29+00:00

The Autumn Budget & Residential Property


The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, delivered his budget on the 27th October.  Below is an overview of the key property related announcements:-   Cladding Crisis The Government confirmed that £5bn will be put towards the remediation of buildings with unsafe cladding. This will be funded in part by a new Residential Property Developer’s Tax (RPDT) that [...]

The Autumn Budget & Residential Property2023-03-15T15:43:36+00:00

Acquisition of Castle’s


We are pleased to confirm that on 1st September 2018 Castle’s Solicitors of Romiley and Stalybridge joined our practice. This is an exciting time and welcome Castle’s clients to the Alfred Newton family. Castle’s are a traditional firm, whose values and ethos are very much aligned with our own. They were originally established in 1968 [...]

Acquisition of Castle’s2023-03-15T15:44:00+00:00

Panel success for Alfred Newton


We are pleased to announce the recent success of Jennifer Penman and Janet Davies. Jennifer has recently been appointed to the Law Society Children Panel meaning that she is now able to act on behalf of children in family proceedings. Jennifer is extremely pleased to have achieved panel membership, indicative of her many years’ experience [...]

Panel success for Alfred Newton2023-03-15T15:44:06+00:00
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