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The parent trap – who has parental responsibility?

Families now come in all shapes and sizes, and children may live with parents who are cohabiting, civil partners, married, separated or divorced. They may be part of a step-family, live with adoptive parents, grandparents, other relatives or a special guardian. If you have spent many years living with and developing a close bond with […]

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Community health and wellbeing festival 2018, Macmillan Cancer support

Find out how to access local support services at the West Lancashire Community Health & Wellbeing Festival on 25 October

On Thursday 25 October, Mooney Everett Solicitors will be at the Community Health and Wellbeing Festival, hosted by Macmillan Cancer Support, Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust and NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group. The festival is organised by MacMillan West Lancs, who understand how hard it can be for people with critical illnesses to […]

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How to extend a lease on a flat or buy a share of the freehold

When you buy a flat you will usually buy it via a lease rather than buying it outright. This is because, when you own a flat, there needs to be a mechanism in place to ensure that everyone in the building occupies their space responsibly and contributes to the cost of maintaining and insuring shared […]

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Securing the right to see your grandchildren

The relationship between grandparents and their grandchildren can be very special and one that most parents fully support.  On occasions, however, your time with them can be cut off or restricted, causing hurt and upset.  In the first of a two-part series of articles, Angie Brown, family law expert with Mooney Everett Solicitors in Ormskirk, […]

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How to apply for a grant of probate

If someone you know has died, and you have been asked to deal with their affairs, you need to be able to prove that you have the legal right to do this.  Otherwise, you will run into difficulties when trying to access their bank accounts or sell their property and belongings.  The only way to […]

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