Soaring fees set deadline for executors and estate planning

Controversial court fees, which have been branded a stealth tax on bereaved families, are expected to prompt a surge in probate applications before the hike hits. The new banded fee structure will see the cost of probate soa...

Ashtons climb in legal guide

On Monday 29th October the 2019 Legal 500 results were published online. Legal 500 is an independent guide that ranks law firms and solicitors in the UK.Ashtons is delighted to have achieved a boost in the number of leading i...

Who can access your property if you have a footpath or right of way running through it?

If you’ve discovered an easement running through your property, you may be wondering who has access and who can pass over your land. There are a number of different types of easement, each of which allows for different usage...

Ashtons advise on acquisition of Attwoods Manor Nursing Home

Ashtons Legal has advised Stow Healthcare Group in its acquisition of the business and assets of Attwoods Manor Nursing Home in Halstead from Attwoods Residential Homes.Attwoods Manor, which will be renamed Halstead Hall, is...