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Everything you need to know about being made redundant

As we head forward, hopefully, towards a post-Covid world there is still a great deal of uncertainty about what this may entail. One area that is particularly hard to predict is the world of work.


A guide to child custody

Any separation is going to be a very upsetting time for children, whatever the circumstances that have led to it and this is why it is especially important that great care is taken.


Understanding the divorce process

Despite the fact that almost everyone knows a friend or relative who has gone through a divorce, without direct, personal experience it can be a confusing process.


Working towards an amicable divorce

Contrary to popular belief, not all divorces need to be full of conflict and disagreement. Just because couples have decided that they no longer want to be together separating can be done sensitively.


The Role of An Executor

If you’ve been made an executor, you might not know exactly what it involves. If you’d like a little help and advice, we are experts in probate law and are in a perfect position to assist.


5 Life Events That Could Involve Changing Your Will

A part of making sure that our wishes are clear is having an up-to-date Will. Here is a list of five events that could mean it’s time to talk to a solicitor.


Why its never too early to set up Power of Attorney

When it comes to planning for the future most people know how important an up-to-date will is but don't think about having a lasting power of attorney.


How to extend your property lease?

There is legislation called The Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993, many leaseholders now have the right to extend the lease on their property by another 90 years.


Protecting your finances during divorce

Going through a divorce is seldom a pain-free experience, even if your parting on friendly terms. But, how do you protect your finances during a divorce?


Is it cheaper to rent or buy your home?

For many people, this is a question that they’d like to be able to ask. However, with property prices well out of the reach of some, especially in more popular areas, the question is academic for them


The New Stamp Duty Rules Explained

There’s no doubt that the government is fully aware of the huge efforts that are going to be needed to bring the economy back to life following the serious setbacks caused Covid-19 pandemic.


What a conveyancing solicitor can do for you

When the time comes to buy or sell a property and an offer’s been accepted one of the first questions the agent is likely to ask is who will be handling the conveyancing.


Why every business needs a continuity plan

If recent events have shown us anything, it is important to be prepared for the unexpected. After all, who could have predicted at the start of 2020 that by March the country would be in lockdown?


Whats the difference between leasehold and freehold property?

This is a question often asked by those who are new to buying property, about the advantages and disadvantages of each kind of ownership. In this guide, we’ll try to answer some of those questions.


Why is it a good idea to have a solicitor's firm on your side?

There are a number of reasons for this and once we’ve explained them, we hope that you’ll see exactly why having a solicitor like Eatons on your side is going to be a good idea.


Why a business needs to have a good solicitor?

Anyone who has experience of running their own business knows what a challenging experience it can be, and hopefully a rewarding one to


Jennifer Bateman joins our commercial property team

We are continuing to expand in the town with the appointment of the senior solicitor, Jennifer Bateman in our Ilkley office.


What are mirror wills and are they a good idea?

There are a number of different kinds of will that you can make to ensure that your wishes will be carried out after you die. Whichever kind you do choose, it’s important that you do have one in place


When did you last update your will?

This is a question that we often ask clients – and in some cases, it emerges that they do not currently have a will at all.


What happens to a will after a divorce?

Often, the legal complexities of the divorce itself can mean you overlook other important considerations like your will. But it’s vital that you think about this too.