Legal updates that might affect your case from Courmacs Solicitors in Urmston, Manchester.
We’re experienced in helping in areas like Family Law, Conveyancing, Power of Attorney/ Will making and Probate, and if you need professional advice, get in touch to book a meeting with a member of our friendly Legal team.

Signing Documents in 2020: Why you shouldn’t abbreviate

Now that we are in 2020, we’re sure you're going to be messing up on the date quite a lot, like everybody. BUT, beware when abbreviating 2020, when you are writing out the date. As it can be fraudulently changed to 2019, 2021, or any other date in this century. Instead, make sure when you're dating documents in 2020 that you write the year out in full, to protect yourself against fraud

Continue Reading

Statement of Truth

There has been a recent reform to the procedure of obtaining a Grant of Probate. As a client, you are no longer required to swear the oath. Previously, clients were required to swear the oath at the probate registry with a solicitor present – to make the process easier this has been replaced by the statement of truth. A statement of truth is designed to achieve the same outcome as swearing the oath, however the client is no longer required to complete this at the probate registry nor does it need to be signed or witnessed by a solicitor. However,…

Continue Reading

Importance of Having a Will

Will writing It is not compulsory to use a solicitor to write your will, but there are definite advantages in doing so. A solicitor who specialises in will writing can give you expert advice on your options for disposing of your estate, and can explain the relevant legislation. They can ensure no mistakes are made in the will writing process. Some people who adopted the DIY approach to their will have inadvertently invalidated their will, or other problems have arisen, as a result of failing to follow the correct process. If something does go wrong with your solicitor, then you…

Continue Reading
Close Menu