Family & Civil Law

RELATIONSHIP BREAKDOWN

The breakdown of a relationship can be a very difficult time and we at Merryweather Williams understand the need for delicate but professional advice when disagreements arise. Relationship breakdown covers a number of areas from divorce and cohabitation Breakdown to resolving financial disputes.


MAKING A WILL

Making a Will is a vital way of ensuring that your family and affairs are taken care of after you pass away. Our Making a Will section deals with a range of issues from Will drafting and estate planning to Inheritance Tax advice and Trust arrangements.


LASTING POWERS OF ATTORNEY

Lasting Powers of Attorney allow trusted individuals to make important financial and welfare decisions on your behalf when you no longer want or are able to. We can assist you with a variety of issues from advice as to who to appoint as an Attorney to assistance when acting as an Attorney.


DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Legal Disputes can be extremely stressful, time consuming and costly but sadly they cannot always be avoided. We can help you with many different areas from negotiating solutions to drafting settlement agreements.


ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES

The death of a friend or relative is always a difficult time and we understand the need for expert but caring advice to guide you through all those practical issues. Our advice covers a range of topics from the formalities required post death to assistance in the Administration of Estates.


BUSINESS LAW

Whether operating as a sole trader, a partnership or a limited company there are some elements of business which require expert legal advice.  We have the expertise to assist in a range of matters from negotiating commercial leases and the buying and selling of commercial premises to the acquisition or sale of businesses.