News & Articles

We’re backing plans to overhaul divorce law

anne Matthews - Family Law Partner

We are backing plans by the government to overhaul the current divorce laws in favour of a ‘no-fault’ divorce option.
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Using your legacy to support others – leaving charitable donations in your Will

Leaving a charitable donation in your Will

Remembering to leave a charitable donation in your Will is a wonderful legacy. As part of “Remember a Charity awareness week”, we’re sharing our advice for how you can show your charitable support via your Will.
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Is the modern attitude to marriage putting people at risk?

Cohabitation Agreements

August is traditionally the most popular time of year for weddings in England and Wales. Yet more couples chose to live together unmarried. Is this modern attitude toward marriage putting hundreds of thousands of couples at risk if they split?
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Welcoming Richard Welton to our Wills & Probate Team

We are so pleased to welcome Senior Private Client Executive, Richard Welton, to the team. Specialising in Wills, Trusts and Probate, Richard brings with him a wealth of experience following 25 years in the legal sector…
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What rights do your children have should you and your partner separate?

Children-Rights-divorce-separation

One of the biggest concerns for couples considering divorce or separation is what affect this will have on their children. Aside from the emotional impact, worries about where they will live and how they will continue to have a meaningful relationship with both parties are always front of mind.
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New National Death Notification Service to ease burden on grieving families

death notification service

Last month, a new Death Notification Service was launched; providing grieving families with a straightforward way to notify participating banks and building societies of the death of a family member, friend or care home resident.
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Making a Difference to Growing Businesses

Growing Business Fund

Our very own Daryl Griffiths has recently been announced as one of three new sector experts to join the Growing Business Fund Panel, covering the areas of finance, healthcare and law.
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Welcoming Adele as our new Apprentice

We are pleased to we welcome Adele Mills as our Business Administration Apprentice. Adele has been working with both the accounts and admin teams – getting involved in all areas of the accounting and administrative processes necessary to run a busy legal firm.
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The Hidden Dangers of DIY LPAs

Dangers of DIY LPAs

While short term costs can indeed appear cheaper with a DIY LPA, there are a number of dangers in creating a DIY legal document, particularly one as important as an LPA, that can lead to further costs down the line – and not just financial.
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Dementia Friendly Training Pledged for All Staff

Daryl Griffiths, CEO with some of the Burnett Barker Solicitors staff.

Burnett Barker Solicitors based in Bury St Edmunds, has pledged that all of its staff – both solicitors and support staff – will undergo Dementia Friendly information sessions this year in a bid to increase understanding of the condition.
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