Buying your first home

As a first time buyer, the prospect of buying your first home, and most likely taking out a mortgage, can seem daunting, but do not let it be. Courmacs offers a first-time buyers no obligation consultation to guide first time buyers through their first purchase. Whether you have found your first property already, or perhaps you are still looking, we’re here to help. Often a discussion can help to give you confidence for the process. We do not use complex jargon and instead we like to put ourselves in your shoes so that all you need to do initially is to spare…

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How ironic is it that the telephone is now iconic?

Take a look at this telephone box.  There are lots of different ways of using technology where we are expected to communicate and we can spend ages on the phone listening to pre-recorded messages.  The telephone “image” just goes to show how important it is to communicate and accept an old-fashioned call. At Courmacs we understand that communication is important and we hope we that you can come in and talk to you about your legal matter.  Speaking to people is very important to our business and whilst we enjoy some of the benefits of modern technology, there is a balance…

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Finances and Divorce

When considering divorce, you may not take into account financial separation from your spouse.It is important to sever your financial as well as your marital ties to your spouse so as to stop any further claims on your assets, income and estate.We cannot emphasize enough the importance of financial independence following a divorce, without financial separation you would always be tied, in part, to your former spouse, and they could potentially claim on your finances at some point in the future.Financial negotiations should begin at the earliest possible point following separation and the process should run alongside divorce proceedings.

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Christmas in Urmston

Christmas is a time for supporting each other and helping those in need.  Homelessness is an issue close to our hearts and as a firm and we have been looking for a way to help locally. Bang Tidy Lifestyle Lounge are asking local Urmstoners to pop down and donate warm coats and jumpers, and for those in need to take one. You can either leave a coat, or take a coat. No interaction is necessary, no payment, no pressure. This is a lovely and simple way to help those less fortunate than ourselves, so get yourself down there with some old…

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