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Can I leave someone out of my will?

It was recently reported in the press that a 94 year old pensioner, (Mr Hodge), excluded his partner, (Mrs Thompson), of 42 years from his will, so that she did not inherit anything from his £1.5 million pound estate. He instead divided his estate eq...

Do you have a keyholder for your burglar alarm?

So you’ve sent your kids to the grandparents and you have dinner reservations at eight. You’re about to leave your house, but before you do you set your burglar alarm. That way you’ll be safe in the knowledge that your house is protected whilst you’r...

I had a serious accident, could I have PTSD?

After a serious accident, the physical injuries are just one part of the aftermath. You may have sustained only minor injuries, or you may have fully recovered from serious ones. You may have witnessed the fatal accident of your loved one or you may...

Moving house, cat myths, and what you should do

The old wives tale of putting butter on your cat’s paws to stop them returning to the old house is unfortunately not true. The logic behind the myth was that by the cat licking off the butter from their paws, they would remove the scent of the...

New coffee and wine bar opens in Southport

A new independent café bar has opened in Southport town centre this week, breathing new life into a vacant shop unit in Bold Street. Kokomo has been launched by Southport resident Adam Lunt who has swapped a career in marketing and business developme...

Two recruits for law firm’s serious injury team

Birchall Blackburn Law has made a double appointment to its serious injury team in the region. Leanne Tattam and Robert Jones have both joined the firm as associate solicitors from CFG Law. Leanne and Robert join Birchall Blackburn Law two months aft...

Make a Will month at Queenscourt Hospice

April is Birchall Blackburn Law’s ‘make a Will month’ to help raise money for Queenscourt Hospice. For the past few years, Birchall Blackburn Law has been supporting the hospice, and last year the campaign raised an impressive £17,702 (including gift...

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New coffee and wine bar opens in Southport

A new independent café bar has opened in Southport town centre this week, breathing new life into a...

Two recruits for law firm’s serious injury team

Birchall Blackburn Law has made a double appointment to its serious injury team in the region. Leann...

Success for two Birchall Blackburn Law team members

Birchall Blackburn Law has gained a new solicitor after one of its trainees became qualified. Amy Wo...

Make a Will month at Queenscourt Hospice

April is Birchall Blackburn Law’s ‘make a Will month’ to help raise money for Queenscourt Hospice. F...

What do I do if I find asbestos in the property I want to buy?

It is the fear of many that when they receive the results of the survey on their dream home, that th...

Settle It: Wellies & wet weather, am I legal to drive?

You’ve promised you’ll go on a countryside adventure with the kids and lo and behold – it’s ra...