Monthly Archives: July 2018

Third party interest in matrimonial proceedings  

Friday, 27 Jul 2018

Whether providing an early inheritance or assisting in the purchase of a home, married couples are often benefiting from the ‘bank of mum and dad’.  But what happens to such payments when the parties divorce? The first point to be considered is whether the monies form part of the ‘matrimonial pot’ (the assets / capital... Read More

Bingley Show Success

Wednesday, 25 Jul 2018

AWB Charlesworth had a great day  attending the Bingley Show on the 21st July. Attended by 10,000 visitors, the team were pleased to chat to those with enquiries about wills and other legal services, along with handing out balloons to lots of children who were attending the show. In addition to the trade stand, the... Read More

Japanese Knotweed, how it can affect your property.

Tuesday, 24 Jul 2018

Although Japanese Knotweed is not common to this area, there are properties within the local area affected.  Knotweed is notorious for its fast and invasive growth.  When selling a property, there is a standard form to complete giving information about the property to the Buyer, and one question relates to Japanese Knotweed. The presence of... Read More

Conveyancing- How to get ahead of the game……..

Tuesday, 24 Jul 2018

When an individual is looking at either selling or purchasing a property they often want to “get ahead of the game” and have a solicitor ready to act. This is a good idea as all Law Firms have several requirements to meet Law Society and Government legislation which can be time consuming. When you instruct... Read More

AWB Charlesworth Solicitors Appoint two New Associate Directors  

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2018

AWB Charlesworth Solicitors  has announced the appointment of two new Associate Directors, Katie Ingham and Mark Shaw. Katie Ingham joined AWB Charlesworth Solicitors in 2017, having previously worked at a large firm in Bradford and Leeds. Katie specialises in Private Client work and throughout her employment at the firm Katie has dealt with all aspects... Read More

Women@Work Group hosts networking breakfast at Keelham Farm Shop

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2018

  The Aire-Valley professional networking group Women@Work  organised by AWB Charlesworth Solicitors and Natwest Bank were joined by over 30 businesswomen at Keelham Farm Shop, Skipton for an informal networking breakfast last week.   The group run quarterly networking events designed to bring together like-minded professional women working throughout the Aire-Valley.  They were joined by Sandra... Read More

Should a new tenant pay a rent deposit?

Monday, 16 Jul 2018

Landlords – should I ask a new tenant for a rent deposit? A rent deposit is simply a sum of money paid by a tenant upfront as security for the landlord for any defaults under the lease. A landlord will usually consider requesting a rent deposit in circumstances such as: the financial status of the... Read More