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Colleagues mourn the passing of Norman Banner MBE

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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...

Private Client team continues to grow

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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 ?

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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 ?

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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...

It's a Cat's Life

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After the recent sad death of 85 year old famous fashion legend Karl Lagerfeld, it is reported that his beloved cat "Choupette" is due to receive a "portion of his earnings" from his estimated £150 million estate. Lagerfeld was the...

Equity Release - Frequently Asked Questions

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Equity Release – what’s the deal? Equity Release is one of the fastest growing forms of lending in the UK, but why is using your house to fund your lifestyle becoming so popular? If you’re over 55 and own your home you could take...

FDR Law mark retirement of Norman Banner MBE

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End of an Era Partners and staff met today at lunch time to hand over cards & gifts and celebrate the achievements of one of Warrington's most well known figures. If fell to FDR Law Chairman, Charles Agar to remind everyone present of the 48...

'Stars of FDR' raise £870 for FDR Foundation

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Generous donations from FDR staff as part of Christmas appeal This year at FDR Law staff have chosen to not send Christmas cards and instead donate the money to our charity the FDR Foundation. In return each person that donated has been recognised with...

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