Carer jailed for £340,000 theft from 99 year old

A case fought by Ashtons’ client, Marnie George, the niece of the late Reginald ‘Rex’ Lucraft, has resulted in a carer being jailed for 32 months for defrauding Mr Lucraft out of around £340,000 over a ten year period.Rex die...

When tweets become twibels….

Every business using social media should get to grips with publishing law and advertising regulations if they are to avoid reputation-damaging incidents.The reminder follows the news that opinion columnist Katie Hopkins has b...

Ashtons appoints three further ‘home grown’ Solicitors

Ashtons is delighted to announce that another three staff have qualified as solicitors with the firm in the current financial year following completion of their training contracts. Sophie Howard, Krupa Shiani and Francesca Tu...

Families who leave court the losers after inheritance claims

Two recent cases which have seen families losing out after legal action include two brothers who have run up fees of more than their entire inheritance by disputing a stepmothers’ share of their father’s estate, and estranged...