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...

Power of Attorney – a gentle guide for those diagnosed with dementia (and their family)

For years, the worry of cancer was one of the UK’s biggest health concerns. Now, another devastating disease has taken its place at the top of the list of diagnoses we all dread – dementia. Over 800,000 people in the UK now l...

Ashtons Legal Solicitors Honoured for Helping to Secure Vital Funds for Cancer Research UK

Ashtons Legal in Bury St Edmunds has been recogised by Cancer Research UK after facilitating over £307,561 worth of gifts from people choosing to leave a legacy to the charity in their Will. Ashtons Legal in Bury St Edmunds w...

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...