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Russell and Russell Solicitors can deal with all the legal aspects of your new life together. Whether you’re buying or selling a property, looking to protect your assets, thinking about starting a family or want to leave your possessions to those you care about, we can help.

We’ve nine offices across the North West; in Bolton, Atherton, Bury, Chester, Farnworth, Horwich and Middleton. And, because anything can happen at any time, we’re available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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Divorce.What are your options?

Divorce Petitions Rocket in January
When it comes to divorce, January is the busiest month of the year for solicitors and relationship counsellors. Tensions, anxieties and resentments boil over during the Christmas period, pushing already stretched relationships to breaking point, prompting internet searches about divorce to peak.
Amanda Connor takes us through what is involved and what options are available

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Published on - Fri, 24 Jan 2020

Why a will is so important..

Now the celebrations of Christmas and New Year are over, many people will turn their thoughts to the year ahead. Plans for diets, fitness regimes, holidays and moving home are just some of the best intentions we start the year with.
But one thing that many people leave off the ‘to do’ list is to make a will. While it’s not as exciting as booking a cruise, a will is probably one of the most important financial decisions you’ll ever make.
Research carried out by Royal London revealed that 54% of the adult population doesn’t have a will. For me, as a solicitor, this is a very scary statistic.
Read why and how this CAN/MIGHT affect you here

Published on - Wed, 08 Jan 2020
Cohabitation: protecting your assetsBuying a house with your partner is an exciting time; it’s the...

Cohabitation: protecting your assets

Buying a house with your partner is an exciting time; it’s the start of your life together, but before you get swept away on a wave of domestic bliss, it’s important to make sure you protect yourself in case anything goes wrong. It’s an awful thing to have to think about and no one wants to believe it will happen to them but unfortunately, sometimes, it’s a fact of life.

Couples who cohabit are not covered by the laws affecting married partners and contrary to popular belief, you’re not automatically entitled to your partner’s estate if you separate or something happens to them – even if you have been living together for a long time. In this article, we’ve set out a few things you need to think about before you take the plunge.

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Published on - Thu, 28 Nov 2019