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December 4, 2014
The Cost of Managing an Estate

The death of a relative is not only usually a distressing time but it can also be a particularly confusing time with all of the things that often need to be done. Managing any estate left behind can be a minefield for anyone with various costs and processes which are alien to most of us. […]

December 4, 2014
Autumn Statement 2014

The Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne gave his annual Autumn Statement to Parliament on 3 December 2014. Please follow this link to read an overview of the content of the Autumn Statement 2014 and what this means for individuals, businesses and the economy as a whole.

November 18, 2014
Buy-to-Let Opportunities

Buy-to-let property has become one of the investment stories of the past decade. At its peak, a rush of new lenders entered the buy-to-let marketplace, leading to better products, higher standards and greater choice for prospective buyers. The credit crunch however, coupled with recession, has led to a sharp decline in demand; nevertheless, buy-to-let remains […]

November 1, 2014
New addition to the team

We are delighted to welcome Amy Jones to our family law department. Amy obtained her LLB honours degree from the University of Liverpool and qualified as a Solicitor in September 2010. Amy specialises in all aspects of Family Law including Divorce, Separation, Financial matters on divorce and separation, Children issues (including Residence, Contact and Parental […]

October 15, 2014
UK Housing Market Slows

After an extended period of strong expansion, growth in the UK’s housing market is showing signs of moderating. According to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, the number of agreed house sales dropped for the first time in almost two years during August; meanwhile, sales are taking longer to complete and enquiries from new buyers […]

October 15, 2014
Changes to intestacy rules

The intestacy rules (which deal with the estate of a person who dies without a Will) have recently changed, but many people feel these changes do not go far enough. What is intestacy? When a person dies without leaving a valid will they are said to have died intestate and there are specific rule which […]

September 4, 2014
Watsons proud to sponsor Warrington Pride

Warrington Pride 2014 will be held in Queens Gardens, Warrington on Saturday 27th September 2014. Watsons Solicitors is proud to support this fantastic event. For more information please visit

August 18, 2014
Government challenged over Legal Aid cuts

One of the most senior judges in England and Wales has thrown down a direct challenge to the government over legal aid by suggesting courts spend money in defiance of Ministry of Justice cuts to ensure justice is done. According to The Guardian newspaper. “Sir James Munby, the president of the family division of the […]

August 8, 2014
Are the Courts copying the Jeremy Kyle show?

In order to speed up paternity disputes, the Government has announced trials of funded DNA testing. Pilot programmes in Taunton and Bristol are being run in order to assess the viability of such testing and whether this initiative will indeed recue the pressure on family courts. Since legal aid was cut, family courts have been […]

August 6, 2014
Lee Briers joins Watsons Solicitors at Warrington First Golf Day

Watsons Solicitors once again sponsored the Warrington First Golf Day this week(20th August 2014). Over 50 local professionals joined Warrington First, the leading business club and networking group in Warrington, to network and raise funds for this year’s chosen charity The Warrington Wolves Charitable Foundation. To thank Warrington First for their support, Warrington Wolves legend Lee Briers joined the […]

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