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The Risks of Home-Made Wills

The Coronavirus pandemic has increased the demand for Will-making. Many people have also turned to home-made Wills without understanding the risks involved when getting your Will signed and witnessed.

Some countries such as Australia have passed emergency legislation to make it easier to sign Wills. There are no such changes in England and Wales and unfortunately signing your Will via Zoom or Skype does not satisfy the requirements for a valid Will under the Wills Act 1837.

What is Bitcoin and how could it affect my divorce?

The majority of clients come to see us with a relatively good understanding of the financial assets and debts within their marriage or cohabiting relationship, however, some clients feel on the ‘back foot’ financially having not taken an active role in the financial management of the relationship.

Don’t fall into the Remarriage Trap!

If you are planning to remarry, following a divorce, the time is now, to ensure you have resolved your financial claims with your ex-spouse prior to your big day!

What to do if your split is amicable but you don’t want to go to Court

When marriages break down, couples are increasingly attempting to resolve their financial claims between themselves, rather than instruct solicitors. Some couples do so for a quick resolution to their situation or to avoid costs. Others believe that they can see an obvious fair solution to their dispute and an agreement arises easily.

Watson Thomas Solicitors is Awarded the Lexcel Quality Mark

We are delighted to announce that Watson Thomas Solicitors have been awarded the Law Society’s practice management standard, Lexcel.