If you’re planning to live together why wouldn’t you be completely honest with one another?

Authors: Stephen Williams and Francesca Easter.Honesty is the basis of a living together or pre nuptial agreement – something we at Ashtons Legal know all about.An agreement makes untangling the web of who gets what...

Challenging times: what happens when family is cut out of the will

High profile inheritance disputes follow celebrities and the super-rich as surely as night follows day, but such challenges to wills (and intestacies) are becoming increasingly common, whatever the values involved.Some of the...

Five top tips to make sure your planning application is accepted

If you’re attempting to get planning permission to develop your property, you need to ensure that you understand exactly what is expected of you, and what requirements you need to meet in order for your application to be acce...

Ashtons appoints three new partners

Ashtons Legal has appointed Colin Makin, Amy Richardson and Tom Bailey as partners in the firm. The firm now has 34 partners and 320 staff across East Anglia.Colin Makin joined the firm in 2015 and has been promoted to partne...