Wills, Probate, Trusts and Estates News

Free Legal Advice Service in Hebden Bridge 11 October 2019

Our next free legal advice clinic will run from 2pm to 4pm on Friday 11 October 2019 at the Upper Valley Community Hub in Hebden Bridge.  Our legal team will be on hand to offer free, expert legal advice on: Divorce and relationship breakdowns...

Free Legal Advice Service in Hebden Bridge 27 September 2019

Our next free legal advice clinic will run from 1pm to 4pm on Friday 27 September 2019 at the Upper Valley Community Hub in Hebden Bridge. Hayley Meskimmon from our Wills and Probate team will be on hand to offer free, expert legal advice on: ...

Free Legal Advice Service in Hebden Bridge 13 September 2019

Our next free legal advice clinic will run from 2pm to 4pm on Friday 13 September 2019 at the Upper Valley Community Hub in Hebden Bridge.  Our legal team will be on hand to offer free, expert legal advice on: Divorce and relationship...

Kelly Gill becomes a member of Solicitors For The Elderly

Congratulations to Wills and Probate specialist Kelly Gill who recently qualified as a full member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) , a national group of 1600 specialist lawyers committed to supporting older and vulnerable people. To become a...

Free Legal Advice Service in Hebden Bridge 30 August 2019

Our next free legal advice clinic will run from 1pm to 4pm on Friday 30 August 2019 at the Upper Valley Community Hub in Hebden Bridge. Heather Nuttall from our Wills and Probate team will be on hand to offer free, expert legal advice on: ...

Free Legal Advice Service in Hebden Bridge 28 June 2019

Our next free legal advice clinic will run from 1pm to 4pm on Friday 28 June 2019 at the Upper Valley Community Hub in Hebden Bridge. Our Wills and Probate team will be on hand to offer free, expert legal advice on: Making a Will Powers of...

Could you become a dementia friend?

In partnership with local care providers Welcome Independent Living and West Yorkshire Police, on Wednesday 19 June 2019 we will be hosting a free Dementia Friends session from 5.30pm to 7pm at our offices in Fountain Street, Halifax. The short,...

Will Making Month - supporting of Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees

As part of Age UK’s recent Will Making Month initiative, we’re delighted to have raised £435 for the Calderdale and Kirklees branch. Throughout March, Wills and Probate specialists Rachel Hunt and Lauren Allette waived their fees in...

Lasting Powers of Attorney: Why now is the right time to plan for the future.

Do you have ageing parents? Are you in a long term relationship but unmarried? Are you generally concerned about what would happen if you or your spouse/partner could no longer speak for yourselves on issues including healthcare, social...

Why it's so important to talk about dying

This month's Dying Matters Awareness Week (13-19 May) aims to highlight the importance of talking about dying, death and bereavement. Organised by The Dying Matters Coalition, the annual campaign is designed to help people talk more openly about...

Free Legal Advice Service in Hebden Bridge 31 May 2019

Our next free legal advice clinic will run from 1pm to 4pm on Friday 31 May 2019 at Welcome Independent Living's Community Hub in Hebden Bridge. Heather Nuttall from our Wills and Probate team will be on hand to offer free, expert legal...

Free Legal Advice Service in Hebden Bridge 26 April 2019

Our next free legal advice clinic will run from 1pm to 4pm on Friday 26 April 2019 at Welcome Independent Living's Community Hub in Hebden Bridge. Our Wills and Probate specialist Heather Nuttall will be on hand to offer free, expert legal advice...

Make a Will and support Overgate Hospice

Once again we're pleased to be supporting Make a Will Fortnight to raise funds for Overgate Hospice. From 29 April to 10 May 2019 when you ask Wilkinson Woodward to make a Will as part of Make a Will Fortnight,  we will donate...

Free Legal Advice Service in Hebden Bridge on 29 March 2019

Our next free legal advice clinic will run from 1pm to 4pm on Friday 29 March 2019 at Welcome Independent Living's Community Hub in Hebden Bridge. Wills and Probate specialist  Hayley Meskimmon  will be on hand to offer free, expert...

Free Legal Advice Service in Hebden Bridge on 22 February 2019

Our next free legal advice clinic will run from 1pm to 4pm on Friday 22 February 2019 at Welcome Independent Living's Community Hub in Hebden Bridge. Wills and Probate specialist Kelly Gill will be on hand to offer free, expert legal advice on: ...

Thanks for helping us to raise £200 for Cornerstone Memory Cafe

We'd like to thank visitors to last year's Brighouse Christmas Market for helping us to raise £200 for The Cornerstone Memory Café in Brighouse.  If you visited this popular festive event you might have spotted staff from...

Wills and Probate team recognised by Cancer Research UK

Earlier this month our Wills and Probate team was delighted to receive a visit from Helen Soutar, Legacy Partnership Manager at Cancer Research UK. Helen presented the team with a Gold Certificate of Thanks in recognition of the support we have given...

Free Legal Advice Service in Hebden Bridge on 25 January 2019

  Our next free legal advice clinic will run from 1pm to 4pm on Friday 25 January 2019 at Welcome Independent Living's new Community Hub in Hebden Bridge. As part of the services available at the new Hub, our Wills and Probate team will be on...

Universal Wealth Management - a cautionary tale

Recent media coverage about investigations into possible fraudulent activity within Universal Wealth Management serve as caution to anyone considering making a Will. Universal Wealth Management acted as Will writers, advising people who attended...

Hebden Bridge Dementia Friendly Awareness Week

We're pleased to be supporting Hebden Bridge's first Dementia Friendly Communities Week. This week long event will be of interest to anyone affected by dementia, or who is working with or caring for someone with dementia. Organised by Staying...

Ask Wilkinson Woodward - Free Legal Advice Service Launches in Hebden Bridge

In partnership with Welcome Independent Living , we're delighted to announce our new free legal advice service, which launches in Hebden Bridge on Friday 26 October 2018. As part of the services available at Welcome Independent...

Kelly Gill qualifies as a Chartered Legal Executive

We are delighted to announce that Wills and Probate specialist Kelly Gill has qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive. After completing her law degree and Legal Practice Course at The University of Huddersfield, Kelly joined Wilkinson Woodward in 2015....

Lauren Allette and Emma Sheard Qualify as Solicitors

We are delighted to announce the qualification of our trainee solicitors Lauren Allette and Emma Sheard . Lauren and Emma both graduated from Huddersfield University’s Law School at the same time and, after brief spells working locally, both...

Its so important to talk about dying

This month's Dying Matters Awareness Week aims to highlight the importance of talking about dying, death and bereavement. Organised by The Dying Matters Coalition, the annual campaign is designed to help people talk more openly about dying, death and...

Why digital Power of Attorney would be bad news for the elderly

Our wills and probate specialist Heather Nuttall is backing fellow members of Solicitors for the Elderly in warning against proposals to turn the Lasting Power of Attorney registration process fully digital on the grounds this could lead...