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April 28, 2020
Wills and Probate advice during COVID-19

A Cheshire-based wills and probate firm of solicitors has provided advice and guidance for people updating or preparing new Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney during COVID-19. Watsons Solicitors, based on Bold Street in Warrington, is adhering to government guidelines and has introduced telephone and video conferencing as an alternative to face-to-face meetings.

January 6, 2020
Warrington solicitors smash fundraising target during annual Will Week event

Warrington-based Watsons Solicitors has doubled its previous fundraising record during its annual drive to encourage people to write a will. As part of its yearly Will Week event, Watsons are on course to generate almost £4,000 in donations to the Warrington Wolves Charitable Foundation. Will Week, which runs every November, allows people to receive a free […]

October 31, 2019
Warrington solicitors continue to team up with rugby charity as part of Will Week

Warrington-based Watsons Solicitors is once again hoping to convert its support for a charitable cause into valuable funds as part of its annual Will Week event. Will Week, which runs between November 11-15, allows people to receive a free will in return for a donation to the Warrington Wolves Charitable Foundation. The foundation provides life-changing opportunities […]

August 23, 2019
Pride season: alternative family arrangements and implications of will writing and employment law

Pride season is well underway with Cheshire hosting events throughout 2019, catering for the growing LGBT+ community. There are further events scheduled, including in Manchester between Friday 23 and Monday 26 August and Chester on Sunday 22 September. Legislation to allow same-sex marriage in England and Wales came into force in 2014 and the most […]

May 16, 2019
Start your probate process now, urges Warrington solicitor

A Warrington and Cheshire probate solicitor is urging people to start their probate process as soon as possible ahead of large-scale Government changes. The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has begun centralising probate services, with regional registries set to close. The plan is to move probate services to Birmingham, with some administrative work taking place at a second site. This […]

February 13, 2019
Will writing donations boost Warrington Wolves Charitable Foundation

A leading Warrington law firm’s free will writing offer has helped raise funds for a rugby league club’s charitable foundation. Watsons Solicitors pledged to provide free wills in exchange for donations to the Warrington Wolves Charitable Foundation as part of its Will Week initiative in November 2018. And the campaign, which promoted the importance of […]

November 12, 2018
Home » News » Get your Will written free in exchange for donation to Warrington Wolves Foundation Get your Will written free in exchange for donation to Warrington Wolves Foundation

Watsons Solicitors is to offer free Wills in exchange for a donation to the Warrington Wolves Charitable Foundation. The leading Warrington law firm, which already partners with the Foundation, will provide the service the week commencing Monday 12 November 2018. The announcement comes in the wake of new statistics that show that half of UK […]

June 28, 2018
Your live-in partner could lose everything if you die without making a will

The continuing growth in popularity of co-habitation is putting tens of thousands more people at risk of losing the roof over their head if their partner dies without a will. Homelessness could become the stark reality for people at any age, including those who’ve lived happily with a partner for decades, says specialist wills lawyer, […]

May 11, 2018
Wills and probate lawyer Alex Mitchell provides advice and guidance on probate

A leading wills and probate lawyer is urging Cheshire residents to seek professional advice if they are named as the executor of a will. Alex Mitchell, partner and head of the probate team at Watsons Solicitors in Warrington, is seeing an increasing number of cases be delayed or incur financial penalties due to a ‘do-it-yourself’ […]

January 25, 2017
The importance of writing a will with a solicitor

Writing a will is often a necessary part of good financial planning. Here, Watsons Solicitors highlight the importance of writing a will with a solicitor. What is the purpose of writing a will? Writing a will allows individuals to decide what happens to their assets on their passing. Without a will, it is up to the law to […]

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