Time spent with family and friends over the festive period can make you realise how precious life is and the importance of ensuring that those you love and care about are provided for when you die. Among those you wish to benefit from your will may be a charitable organisation, but occasionally leaving gifts to […]
Mooney Everett Solicitors in Lancashire want to say a huge thank you to everybody who has supported the Ormskirk Foodbank.
One of the biggest announcements from chancellor Phillip Hammond’s autumn budget was the immediate scrapping of stamp duty land tax for first-time buyers purchasing homes worth up to £300,000. This has come as welcome news to the UK property market and is hoped to bring a much-needed boost by helping over a million first time […]
In the first of a two-part series of articles on how different ways of buying a home can affect your legal rights, Susan Ward, conveyancing lawyer at Mooney Everett Solicitors in Ormskirk, Lancashire, explained the implications of using self-funded options and government-backed schemes.
The focus of this year’s Resolution Awareness Week is on the inequality of legal rights for cohabitees; couples living together who are not married. There are some 3.3 million cohabiting couples in the UK, but many are still unaware of their lack of rights compared to married couples if they separate.
Over the past 20 years cohabiting couples have become the fastest growing family type in the UK, with some 3.3 million couples now choosing to live together without getting married.
Christmas is a magical time of the year for children. There is the anticipation of the presents they may receive, the relief of having a few weeks off school and the excitement of seeing friends and family. The hopes of what Christmas may bring are no different for the children of parents who have divorced […]
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, has delivered the Autumn Budget, and once you get over the £3 billion set aside to help us prepare to leave the European Union the news for ordinary people and businesses is broadly positive. No stamp duty land tax for first time buyers There is a welcome boost […]