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...

Ashtons Legal employ new Family Solicitor

Ashtons Legal is delighted to welcome Sameena Manzar to the Family team in their Bury St Edmunds office.Prior to joining Ashtons, Sameena trained and worked at a multi-office law firm in their London, Essex and Surrey offices...

Unmarried couples need to protect themselves

A landmark victory in the Supreme Court has seen a Northern Ireland woman win a share of her former partner’s pension, with commentators saying it’s likely to add impetus to the drive for greater rights for unmarried couples....

New Year, new decision?

Zsa Zsa Gabor recently passed but her life was as colourful as she was famous. In particular she will be remembered for the procession of nine husbands that she married. She is quoted as saying that she was always good at hou...