• 31 MAR 16
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    WHN Solicitors hatch up special Easter for local children

    WHN Solicitors hatch up special Easter for local children

    Woodcocks Haworth and Nuttall Solicitors has thrown its weight behind a Lancashire charity to ensure some of the area’s most vulnerable children had a cracking Easter. The law firm pledged its support by donating a flurry of chocolate eggs to Community CVS in Blackburn as part of its annual Easter giving campaign. A total of

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    • 23 MAR 16
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    What do the new right to rent rules mean for buy-to-let landlords?

    What do the new right to rent rules mean for buy-to-let landlords?

    Stringent rules designed to counter illegal immigration are expected to affect many thousands of buy-to-let landlords. Here, Hayley Wharton discusses the wide-ranging implications. Jail is in the pipeline for landlords who flout the rules Buy-to-let landlords face swingeing penalties for failing to ensure their tenants have the ‘right to rent’ under tough new rules that

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    • 21 MAR 16
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    Who has the right to arrange my funeral and choose my resting place?

    Who has the right to arrange my funeral and choose my resting place?

    Who decides where and how you should be buried, and who must pay, is an increasingly common question we’re asked by our clients. Here, solicitor Helen Law explores the issues. Historic ruling spotlights funeral and burial issues Legal questions about funerals and burials have been highlighted by a series of cases recently, including the high-profile

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    • 17 MAR 16
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    Legal eagle takes flight at WHN

    Legal eagle takes flight at WHN

    Woodcocks Haworth and Nuttall Solicitors has bolstered its specialist dispute resolution department after one of its trainees qualified as a solicitor. Amy Richardson, who is 25 and lives in Ramsbottom, has been retained by the firm’s commercial department and will be based at its Bury office. Amy commenced her training contract with WHN upon joining

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    • 02 MAR 16
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    Why make a trust in your will?

    Why make a trust in your will?

    Will trusts can be used to ensure your estate is distributed in accordance with your wishes – especially if you have children from a previous marriage and pass away before your current spouse. Here, solicitor Helen Law explains how they work. Why Will trusts are important to ordinary people Many people believe creating a trust

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