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Importance of Powers of Attorney

Earlier this week an 86 year old woman withdrew cash from a cash machine before heading into a supermarket in Altrincham.  Whilst she was doing her shopping a female grabbed her trolley and demanded that she hand over the cash that she had just withdrawn.  The 86 year old refused to hand over her money […]

Care Applications at an All Time High

In June 2016 Cafcass received 1,265 care applications.  This is a substantial increase of applications received in June 2015 and is the highest amount of care applications recorded for any given month. Here at Hill and Company Solicitors our Family Team specialise in dealing with care cases.  Heather Broadfield, Family Law Solicitor has been dealing with […]

Manchester Midnight Walk for St Ann’s Hospice 2016

Jade Potter, Receptionist at Hill and Company solicitors raised between £500 and £600, for St Ann’s Hospice.  Jade and her friends ‘Team Mark’ set off from the Manchester central Convention Complex at midnight and walked a total of 2 hours in the dark.  Hill and Company could not be prouder.  Well done Jade !!!   […]

Brexit- What Does This Mean For Family Law?

There are more questions being asked than being answered regarding that impact that leaving the EU will have. For Family Lawyers we are keen to understand what BREXIT will mean for Family Law.  As we understand there will be no immediate impact on Family Law as the process of leaving is likely to take 2 […]

Ex-Wife seeks settlement from husband’s £175,000 compensation pay out

An ex-wife  is claiming that £175,000 compensation that her former husband was awarded as a result of being sexually abused is a ‘marital asset’. The husband claimed that this was ‘dirty money’ and placed it in a trust fund and left the money via his will to charity.  The ex-wife now wishes to make a […]

Powers of Attorney

It was really shocking to read in the newspapers recently about a lady that had fallen at home and had been lying on the floor for almost a week unable to call for help and surviving only on “warmth from the cooker” and “drips from the fridge”. In today’s hectic modern society it is often […]