Ashtons Legal appoints Senior Associate Chris Cumberbatch to the Suffolk team

Ashtons Legal is delighted to announce that Chris Cumberbatch has joined their Lifetime Planning team in Suffolk as a senior associate. Chris will be based in Bury St Edmunds but will also see clients in the firm’s Ipswich of...

When the end of summer spells the end of marriage

September is traditionally a time of new beginnings, with children off to school or university and parents back to work, but for many couples, the end of summer can spell the end of marriage.Lawyers often talk about ‘divorce...

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...