Mark Riley

At MJR Solicitors we will help you achieve what you need without the legal jargon. Our experienced team provide expert legal advice on wills and estate planning, estate administration, lasting powers of attorney and dispute resolution. We conduct defence work, actively and decisively defending people who have had false allegations made against them.

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Stamp Duty! What Is Happening Now?

The deadline is now SEPTEMBER I am sure has come as a welcome relief to sellers and purchasers throughout the country. The nerves were starting to show in recent months with buyers confirming if they did not complete before the ...
What is a Will? Do I even need one?

What Is A Will? Do I Even Need One?

I have said this a few times now, its probably the largest legal document you will ever make as it deals with everything you own! Sadly, some people do not get round to it for one reason or another. What ...
Signing Online. Is this Legal?

Signing Online? Is This Legal?

  Yes!  It is, we have seen a surge in demand over this pandemic for Wills to be completed and early into this difficult situation, the government recognized the need for change. So, what are the current requirements? At present ...

What Is Classed As A Deprivation of Assets?

When you’re looking towards your future and old age, one of the biggest issues many people face is having to pay high fees for residential care or support. If you set out to reduce your assets or finances to intentionally ...
What is a Lasting Power of Attorney?

What is a Lasting Power of Attorney?

So, what is a Lasting Power of Attorney?? As mental capacity solicitors, I get asked this a lot. But I don’t want to lose control, I want to decide….is how the conversation goes. So let’s look at what a Lasting ...
How Long Does Straightforward Probate Take?

How Long Does Straightforward Probate Take?

During the difficult and emotional time of the death of a loved one, getting their affairs in order can be a stressful challenge. So when it comes to probate, wills and issues of their estate, the quicker and easier it ...
How Many Executors Are Needed For A Will

How Many Executors Are Needed For A Will?

Being the Executor of a will is an important legal role that many have heard of, yet few fully understand the responsibilities that go with it. Beyond what an Executor actually does, we find there are lots of questions surrounding ...
Help Ive Inherited An Empty Property

Help, I’ve Inherited An Empty Property – What Do I Need To Do?

Estates and wills are typically handled by solicitors so it can feel like you’re facing a minefield if you’re left with a loved one’s legal affairs to deal with. This guide covers some of the most common areas you will ...
How Much Does Lasting Power Of Attorney Cost

How Much Does Lasting Power Of Attorney Cost?

In the UK somebody somewhere has a stroke every three minutes and twenty-seven seconds. Not only are strokes serious medical incidents, but they can also cause you to lose your mental faculties. After a stroke, you may not be able ...
Why Will Solicitors Should Be Your Top Choice

Do I Need A Solicitor For A Will?

There are several ways to complete your will, including doing it yourself and using a will writing service. For simple wills, these are reasonably effective, although proper thought should be given to whether you have all the information you need. ...