Dixon Stewart Solicitors are pleased to welcome Anita Whelan to their New Milton office

Dixon Stewart Solicitors are pleased to welcome Anita Whelan to their New Milton office to head up their private client department. Anita will deal with issues affecting older clients ranging from wills, probate, powers of attorney and deputyship applications to nursing home contracts and funding nursing home fees. Anita has relocated to the area from …

Woman rejected by mother in will wins inheritance

I am often asked by clients who are estranged from their children whether they can exclude their children from their wills. Section 1(d) of the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 gives adult children the right to contest a will bringing a claim for reasonable financial provision if they have not received provision …

PLAN IN ADVANCE

Getting married for the second time or cohabiting with a new partner? I know it does not sound very romantic, but take some legal advice before taking that step. Go into that new relationship with your eyes wide open. Firstly, any Will that you already have is automatically cancelled when you remarry. You can make …