October 17th, 2017

Duties of Attorneys The duties as an Attorney are very similar whether acting under a General Power of Attorney, an Enduring Power of Attorney or a Lasting Power of Attorney. The duty of Attorney must be to always act in the best interests of the donor (the person giving the Power) and consider the needs and […]

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October 3rd, 2017

Nicola Davies from our Lymington Office will be giving a talk on Business Powers of Attorney at the Lymington Chamber breakfast event on Thursday 19 October which will be held at the The Coates Centre. Please book your tickets at…/ We look forward to seeing you on 19 October or for further information please […]

Trust registration service
September 26th, 2017

Why do trusts have to be registered using the New UK Trust Registration Service? HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) accepted registration of trusts with paper form 41G (Trust) until April 2017 and the new UK Trust Registration Service is a replacement online trust registration procedure, enabling trustees to maintain trust records. The opportunity has been taken […]

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September 15th, 2017

According to the survey done by Perry’s, a London Accountancy firm, only 40% of the UK population have a Will. Are you one of the 40% and if so I wonder how old that Will is and whether it still fulfils your wishes? If you are one of the 60% who do not have a […]

Marie Redman
September 15th, 2017

Heppenstalls staff are celebrating our recent news as Marie Redman joins the Management Team as Director. We are all obviously very excited about this recent development and wish Marie well in her new appointment. Marie brings a wealth of knowledge to the Management Team and we look forward to the future with Marie in it. […]

Heppenstalls Solicitors
September 6th, 2017

You may have heard on radio or seen in the press comments made by Denzil Lush, a retired senior judge from the Court of Protection when he stated he would never grant anyone a lasting power of attorney over his financial affairs, because of the serious risk of abuse. I was somewhat dismayed to read […]

Manor of Sway
August 16th, 2017

Going through our records a number of years ago, we at Heppenstalls came across this wonderful map of the Manor of Sway Quarr dating back to 1824. It is wonderfully illustrated and truly beautiful. We had to find some way of preserving the map but also allowing it to be displayed rather than tucked away in […]

NFS 2017
July 20th, 2017

Heppenstalls are delighted to be at the New Forest Show on 25th-27th July again. We will be running our popular Win a Will competition, so pop by to Stand 27, 262 to say hello and complete your entry. We will be right next to the Members enclosure entrance on the south side. Some of the […]

July 4th, 2017

Your property is probably the most valuable asset you own so it’s important to protect it from the risk of fraud. Heppenstalls Solicitors Ltd would like to drawn your attention to the advice given on this leaflet from the Land Registry. PropertyFraud_leaflet_-with-active-links-Apr-17 What is property fraud? Fraudsters can and do target properties for fraud. By pretending to […]

Arthur Scaife, Chris Scaife, Mike Crowe
June 24th, 2017

Heppenstalls were blessed with fine company and good weather for our celebration of Arthur Scaife joining the teams. We would like to thank all our guests for joining us on 23rd June 2017 in our gardens, and helping to make Arthur welcome to us.