Braintree has been home to Cunningtons solicitors since 1748. They have expanded with branches across England, but their head office is always in Braintree, Essex.
Our Intestacy Rules Flowchart goes through all the steps taken to decide what happens if you die without having a valid Will.
What is ‘Intestacy’? And what happens if you die with no Will? In the event that an individual dies in England and Wales without a Will or their Will only disposes of part of their assets then their residuary estate (or the undisposed part of) will fall under the Rules of Intestacy – described in […]
When a marriage ends in divorce, children often suffer the most. Feelings of guilt, anger and sadness are inevitable. Resolution have assembled a guide and video that should help.
The large sums of money changing hands mean property transactions are a tempting choice for scammers. To look after ours money, we all need to be very careful of how we trust information in emails. These easy steps can save you thousands.
Property auctions can be an inexpensive and exciting way of buying a house – but there are pitfalls you should be aware of. Engaging a conveyancing solicitor early on is a good move.
Disparities in pensions wealth are highlighted if there is a divorce. We go over the reasons for this inequality, and show how you can deal with this pension contribution gap.
The UK’s Legal Aid system allows access to justice for all, and it’s a tightly-controlled process. We go over the rules and the eligibility criteria.
Our Family Law team has just grown to include legal executive Harriet Whiteside. Harriet has a good all-round knowledge of Family Law, and has a particular interest in its effect on children and care proceedings.
The Ministry of Justice is on the verge of providing couples intending to divorce tax-free vouchers of around £500 to contribute towards the cost of mediation. This could reduce both stress and court time.
Lasting Powers of Attorney are not just for the elderly, so it’s time to modernise – and digitise – this important document. The Office of the Public Guardian and Solicitors for the Elderly are in consultation about how to get this right.
As the first tranche of SDLT holiday comes to an end, we look back at the last year’s sales rush, and look forward to the future.