Dispute Resolution for Individuals

Protecting Your Business – Coronavirus (COVID-19) | Corporate and Commercial Law

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The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is of great concern to many businesses as they balance putting contingency plans in place to protect their staff’s wellbeing and also continue to provide their products and services to clients. Thursfields Solicitors is open for business as usual and has the resources and legal expertise to guide you. All of…

Thursfields lawyer | Dispute resolution

Katherine Ellis

Thursfields lawyer listed as a specialist in Certainty Contentious Probate Hub & Area A top lawyer at Thursfields Solicitors has been listed as a specialist by Certainty the National Will Register – The Law Society’s endorsed provider of The National Will Register. Katherine Ellis, a Senior Associate Solicitor in the Dispute Resolution team in Thursfields’…

Huge arguments faced by families | Family law

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These arguments are occurring because of the lack of Wills… Millions of families across the UK could face huge arguments because most people have not made a Will. The comments come after a new survey found that 68 per cent of UK adults are what is known as “intestate” – equivalent to nearly 28 million…

Legal Costs – What the Dickens! Dispute Resolution

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At Thursfields we well know that Worcester is a charming and pleasant city to visit, offering great restaurants, museums, historical sites, a magnificent Gothic Cathedral and pleasant river walks. However, we have read recently about the case of Richard Keedwell, a Gloucestershire man (71 and a pensioner) who came to regret his own visit to…

Contesting a Will | Dispute resolution

Thursfields recently represented 2 adult children of the deceased who brought claims against the estate following the death of their father who had left them out of his Will. The Will was made in favour of the two younger daughters who were involved in its preparation. Our clients advanced two claims for reasonable financial provision…

Thursfields solicitors advice | Dispute resolution

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Cleaner wins challenge to employer’s £500,000 estate… A cleaner’s court victory in challenging her employer’s £500,000 estate shows the importance of taking expert legal advice if there are concerns over a will’s validity, Thursfields Solicitors has advised. The advice comes after Leonora Da Costa won a High Court battle to overturn a will that disinherited…

Thursfields Solicitors advice on probate law…

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Advice after survey reveals young people’s unrealistic inheritance expectations… Young people should not assume they have a legal right to inherit following the death of older family members, Thursfields Solicitors has commented. The advice comes after a recent survey found that one in seven young adults expect that they will inherit money from older family…

Dispute resolution

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Row over Aretha Franklin’s Will shows how crucial specialist advice is… People should use specialist advice if there are disagreements about the validity of a Will to avoid costly legal debates like those facing Aretha Franklin’s family. The advice from contested estates expert, Katherine Ellis comes after news that Franklin’s family were split over who…

Rip-off card charges banned – what do I need to know?

Firstly, it is important to explain what this change is, and how it has come about. Amid mass media hype (given the effect of this law is imminent), there are a number of statements being made surrounding the effects of the “ban”.  Being armed with knowledge of your consumer rights is important – even more…

He Ain’t Heavy, He’s my Brother

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I’m sure by now most of you will have seen the deeply moving video clip of Alistair Brownlee sacrificing his own race at the World Triathlon Series finale to help his brother Jonny over the finishing line after he had started to suffer from heat exhaustion. Seeing this video clip sadly reminded me that often…

What is an inquest and do I need a Lawyer?

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The recent cases of the ‘Birmingham Six’ and ‘Hillsborough’ have demonstrated the importance of an effective inquest system. Not only to protect  the rights of the deceased’s family, but also to highlight lessons to be learned, and to advance medical knowledge. An inquest is a fact finding process, opened by a Coroner in around 10%…

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