News and Events

Welcome to Our News

Are you looking for high quality legal advice? You have come to the right place.

We regularly write about different legal topics and welcome your comments on our posts. If you would like more information on our services, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

One day, all this will be yours': Passing on the family farm

  • Posted

It can be a very proud moment for a parent to look around a farm and to say to their child, "one day all this will be yours"   Family farms are often passed from one generation to the next and the value of land means that farms can have a...

My father has Alzheimer's disease and wants to make a Will

  • Posted

Question: My father has Alzheimer's disease and wants to make a Will - is he able to do so? Jennifer McGuinness, Associate Solicitor and expert in will disputes provides the following guidance... Answer: The fact that your father has...

Will the proposed new divorce laws end the blame game?

  • Posted

Justice secretary David Gauke has announced new legislation that will be introduced to Parliament to update our 50-year-old divorce law which many feel encourages conflict. The move follows public consultation where family justice professionals with direct...

Colleagues mourn the passing of Norman Banner MBE

  • Posted

Death of one of Warrington's most well known figures   All at FDR Law were sad to learn of the passing of Norman Banner on Thursday last week (18th April), who was not just a colleague but a dear friend to so many here.   Norman who...

FDR Law advises on sale of TerraConsult

  • Posted

St Helens based company is acquired by ByrneLooby Group   TerraConsult, the consultancy firm headquartered in St Helens has been bought by international engineering firm ByrneLooby for an undisclosed sum, with the selling shareholders being...

Private Client team continues to grow

  • Posted

We are pleased to announce the recent arrival of two new solicitors to our Wills, Trusts & Probate team, along with the promotion of one of the team's rising stars. Michelle Davis joins us from a firm of solicitors in St...

Who pays Inheritance Tax ?

  • Posted

Heather Lally, Associate Solicitor, Estate & Trust Practitioner, and Associate member of Solicitors of the Elderly at FDR Law looks at the question, who pays inheritance tax ? Most people are aware that if you leave substantial assets to your...

Who can deal with Estate administration ?

  • Posted

Heather Lally, Associate Solicitor and Estate & Trust Practitioner examines whether a non-professional Executor can administer an Estate themselves, and whether they should. Before taking advice, I have heard Executors appointed by Will saying...

  • Page 1 of 7