Latest News

Pre-nuptial agreements - are they worth the paper they are written on?

A pre-nuptial agreement (or ‘pre-nup’ as they are often called) can be made between a couple before they marry, and it deals with how their assets and resources would be treated if they were to divorce or dissolve a civil partnership ....

Minimum wage - Are workers underpaid?

The Low Pay Commission, who advise the government on minimum wage levels, have compiled a report which reveals that as many as 1 in 5 minimum wage workers could be receiving less than they are entitled to under the law. At its peak in the year, between...

When must you pay the higher rate of Stamp Duty Land Tax?

In November 2015, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced that higher rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) would apply from April 2016 to purchases of additional residential properties, such as second homes and buy-to-let properties. Since then, a number...

Legal 500 accreditation again for Frettens - Every Partner recommended

Frettens Solicitors is delighted to report that it has been recognised in specialist areas of 'The Legal 500' again for 2017-18. This marks the eighth year in a row that the firm has been recognised by the independently researched guide to law firms...

Conveyancing Team expands with new Solicitor

Frettens Solicitors is delighted to welcome the latest Solicitor to join their ranks as Matt Collis becomes a member of the firm's Conveyancing Team .         Matt joins Frettens having trained and qualified as a...

How do I challenge the validity of a will?

This is a difficult subject for everyone, especially when it concerns family or close friends. Challenging a will is emotionally charged but you may realise after a loved one has died that they either changed, or wrote their will whilst suffering from...
  • Page 1 of 5