King Street Solicitors Blog

The latest news from our Solicitors Office in Wakefield


July 2017

The Law Commission suggests 16 year olds should be able to make a Will

By | 2017-07-18T09:55:09+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

The body which advises the government on legal reform has suggested that the current law on when a person can make a Will is outdated. Under Section 7 of Wills Act 1837, a person must [...]

Travelling abroad with your child who has a different surname?

By | 2017-07-05T15:52:06+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Categories: Family Law|

Are you taking your child on holiday abroad?   Do you have a different surname to your child?  Consider these tips before travelling to avoid any pitfalls 1.If you are separated or divorced from the [...]

We’re having a Summer Sale!

By | 2017-07-05T12:25:01+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Categories: Child Care Law, Family Law, News, Wills & Probate Law|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We're having a Summer Sale!  Instruct us in July, August or September 2017 to receive 25% off the costs of wills, lasting powers of attorney or fixed fee divorces. Contact our Wakefield office on 01924 [...]

Emergency Injunctions and Occupation Orders (Protection Orders) – Family Law

By | 2017-07-05T11:34:31+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Categories: Family Law|

Yesterday was a good day for my client.... I often have to deal with urgent applications to court. Many of those applications are for clients who have been subjected to domestic violence and abuse within [...]

Meet the Team – Sally Wadsworth – Family Law Paralegal

By | 2017-07-04T15:42:02+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Categories: Family Law|

I started work in a solicitors practice as an Office Junior just over 30 years ago.  I made the tea, photocopied and hand delivered local post amongst other duties.  I used an old typewriter which meant [...]

June 2017

Meet our team – Francesca Greenfield

By | 2017-06-26T16:59:05+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Categories: Child Care Law, Family Law, News|Tags: , , , , , |

We asked Francesca to tell us a bit more about herself: What made you decide to become a solicitor? When my school careers officer asked where I wanted to do work experience, aged 16, I [...]