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Oliver & Co win prestigious national award for Best Place to Work

Posted on October 18th 2023

Almost one year to the day after becoming employee owned, Chester firm, Oliver & Co Solicitors have won a prestigious industry award for the Best Place to Work. Celebrating excellence in the industry The sixth annual British Wills and Probate Awards was hosted in Manchester...

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Current Delays with the Probate Registry Continue to Cause Frustration

Posted on October 4th 2023

Just how long are Grants of Probate taking? Covid and the dreaded ‘lockdowns’ may seem like a distant memory for some, but unfortunately the Probate Courts are still facing the challenges which Covid kindly presented them, and they do not show promise of alleviation. What...

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Oliver & Co’s Staff Learn about Dementia during World Alzheimer’s Month

Posted on September 20th 2023

Helping clients and the wider community This training, whilst informative, also aligns with our values as a firm, ensuring we are helping our clients first and foremost and also the wider community through raising awareness and supporting events. Our staff commented that it was interesting...

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What is a Letter of Wishes and why might you want to write one?

Posted on August 25th 2023

Benefits of writing a Letter of Wishes A big attraction of a Letter of Wishes is that it can be informal, and it can be changed at any time. This flexibility eliminates the cost and formality of amending your Will. Letters of Wishes should be...

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What Rights and Responsibilities do my Attorneys have under a Lasting Power of Attorney?

Posted on May 22nd 2023

    It follows therefore, that those appointed as your attorneys have a high level of responsibility when carrying out their role and are granted with significant rights in your favour. Because of this, we believe that it is valuable for every person thinking of...

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Taking a closer look at Businesses and Wills

Posted on March 13th 2023

If you are in business, it is important that your intentions are made clear regarding what will happen to your business in the event of your death. If you do not have a Will in place then any of the following scenarios could apply: *Your...

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When Should I Review my Will?

Posted on January 23rd 2023

The 23rd – 29th January 2023 is national ‘Review your Will Week’ launched by the Solicitors for the Elderly (‘SFE’), an organisation committed to providing an excellent service to all clients, particularly elderly people. At Oliver & Co Solicitors, we are proud to take part...

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Making a Lasting Power of Attorney in World Alzheimer’s Month

Posted on September 21st 2022

September is World Alzheimer’s Month – a global campaign to raise awareness and challenge the stigma surrounding Alzheimer’s disease. Every three minutes, someone in the UK develops dementia. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. When a person receives an Alzheimer’s diagnosis, it...

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Chester Firm Oliver & Co Solicitors Shortlisted for Two National Awards

Posted on September 13th 2022

Oliver & Co has been shortlisted for two categories in the British Wills & Probate Awards 2022. Organised by Today’s Wills and Probate, the awards celebrate excellence in legal services and recognise the successes of companies working in the Wills & Probate sector. The two...

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The Importance of Updating your Will

Posted on July 8th 2022

Having a Will is arguably one of the most important things you can do for yourself and your loved ones. It is equally as important to ensure that your Will is kept under review and updated when necessary. Regularly reviewing your Will can prevent it...

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