19 02, 2018

Mewies Solicitors shortlisted for Skipton Business Awards 2018

2018-02-19T13:55:09+00:00 February 19th, 2018|

We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted in not one, but two categories at the prestigious Skipton Business Awards 2018! Best Customer Service and and Best Professional/Financial Services Provider. The winners will be announced at a celebratory Awards evening being held [...]

31 01, 2018

Surveys – buyer beware

2018-01-09T15:13:28+00:00 January 31st, 2018|

Surveys can be time consuming and costly and ultimately they just feel like one more obstacle in the way of you occupying your dream home. But, a word of caution, without a survey you have no idea what’s going on behind the perfect plasterwork or [...]

30 01, 2018

Personal Injury Specialist Crosses The Border To Skipton

2018-01-30T08:35:11+00:00 January 30th, 2018|

Mark Irlam, a solicitor with 18+ years’ experience of dealing with personal injury and clinical negligence claims has moved from a Burnley firm to join Skipton legal stalwart Mewies Solicitors. Mark is a Personal Injury Specialist Senior Litigator, accredited by APIL (the Association of Personal [...]

16 01, 2018

‘Common law marriage’- a myth!

2018-01-09T15:16:02+00:00 January 16th, 2018|

Resolution, the family law group which represents family practitioners and campaigns for a fairer justice system, and of which both our Director and Head of Family Angela Green and her colleague, Chartered Legal Executive Victoria Iliff are members, has recently produced a poll revealing that [...]

3 01, 2018

The most common divorce law questions

2017-11-30T14:10:41+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|

Going through the process of divorce is not something that many of us repeat. So, it’s a fresh experience for most people and that can mean a lot of unknowns. These common divorce law questions might seem obvious but, because divorce is such unchartered territory, [...]

2 01, 2018

Free Family Mediation Sessions

2018-01-02T09:09:33+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|

Director and Head of Family Solicitor Angela Green is offering free joint mediation sessions for a limited period during 2018. For a confidential discussion please telephone the office in the first instance on 01756 799000.

23 11, 2017

Pensions on divorce – what should be considered?

2017-11-23T15:16:44+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|

Recent research by Scottish Widows has discovered that 7 in 10 of divorcing couples do not consider pensions during divorce, leaving people with inadequate pension provision on retirement. The research showed that people do not know what the options are for pension sharing on divorce, [...]

7 11, 2017

Dissolving a civil partnership

2017-10-20T10:05:32+00:00 November 7th, 2017|

Civil partnerships are a relatively new addition to the landscape of legal relationships. Itis only since 2005 that couples in the UK have been able to give notice of the intention to form a civil partnership. In the intervening years this alternative to the option [...]