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Buying a home for your retirement: five things you need to consider

The United Kingdom’s population is aging rapidly and, fortunately, higher living standards mean most of us will enjoy a long and active retirement.  As we grow older our housing needs often change and, if you are approaching retirement you may have already started to think about your options. In this article, Susan Ward, residential conveyancing […]

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Why appointing a guardian for your children brings peace of mind

Lancashire wills and probate lawyer, Pam Hughes from Mooney Everett Solicitors in Ormskirk, explains why making a will is so important if you have children. The possibility of both you and your partner dying while your children are still under 18 verges on the unthinkable but, however unlikely this situation might seem, it is important […]

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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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Dreaming of a holiday home on the West Lancashire coast?

Lancashire has a stunning coastline from the Ribble Estuary Nature Reserve to the sandy beaches of Southport and Crosby where you can stroll amongst the 100 cast iron figures comprising sculptor Anthony Gormley’s ‘Another Place’.  There is nothing like a bracing walk by the sea to blow the cobwebs away, and many people choose the […]

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Civil partnerships to be extended to heterosexual couples

The prime minister Theresa May has announced that the law will be changed to extend the option of civil partnerships to heterosexual couples.  This follows a ruling by the Supreme Court earlier this year that the current law is discriminatory and unlawful. Helen Morgan, family law expert with Mooney Everett in Ormskirk, Lancashire welcomes the […]

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Top tips for first-time buyers

The number of first-time buyers is at its highest for ten years, accounting for 51 per cent of the market despite rising prices and record deposits according to the Halifax.  If you are thinking about taking that first step onto the property ladder, the legal aspects of ownership may be the last thing on your […]

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