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Rachel Roche

About Rachel Roche

Rachel is a fully qualified Solicitor known for her personable style and strives to ensure that all of her clients receive a tailored and efficient service.

Local MPs Support Serious Concerns Over “Tax on Grieving Families”

2019-03-06T12:30:25+00:00March 6th, 2019|News|

North Yorkshire MPs  Julian Sturdy and Kevin Hollinrake are supporting local solicitor Rachel Roche’s attempt to highlight serious concerns over the Government’s decision to increase probate fees to create what has been described as a “tax on grieving families.” Mr Sturdy wrote to the Minster in charge of introducing the  Non-Contentious Probate (Fees) Order [...]

Can a Court Overrule ‘Unwise’ Decisions Made by Someone with Mental Capacity?

2019-03-06T11:52:19+00:00March 6th, 2019|News|

Mental capacity – the ability to legally make decisions for ourselves – is a concept which easily leads to difficult issues. It contains elements of legal theory, ethics, practicality, and human rights, and with such a mixture lies the potential for profoundly challenging questions. One of these dilemmas was recently considered by the Court [...]

Karl Lagerfeld Follows Britain’s Pet Lead

2019-02-22T16:37:11+00:00February 22nd, 2019|News|

Karl Lagerfeld is not alone in wanting to leave his cat a financial windfall after his death with Britain’s pet lovers also choosing their animals over close family. Award winning York solicitor Rachel Roche, of Roche Legal, deals with numerous enquiries from clients wanting to ensure their pets are looked after following their death [...]

What Should I Do About a Hostile or Ineffective Executor?

2018-12-06T10:54:30+00:00December 6th, 2018|News|

A hostile, unreasonable or ineffective executor can be a serious problem when someone’s estate is being administered. Executors are people named in a Will who have been appointed to administer an estate. In other words, the person who has made the Will has specifically chosen them to carry out these important duties after that [...]

Roche Legal Receives Recognition For Local Community Support

2018-11-30T13:36:22+00:00November 30th, 2018|News|

York based Roche Legal are celebrating a remarkable hat-trick of award wins after receiving the Raising the Bar Community Award at the Leeds Civic Hall last night (Tuesday 27th November). The latest honour follows Roche Legal’s success in being named the Socially Responsible Business of the Year at the recent annual Press Business Awards while [...]

Power Over Life and Death: Can My Lasting Power of Attorney be Used for Assisted Dying?

2018-11-21T10:02:23+00:00November 8th, 2018|News|

Assisted dying has been, and continues to be, an emotive and fiercely-debated topic in modern times. Many of us, if asked, may prefer the idea of dying peacefully ‘with dignity’ rather than suffering the consequences of a terminal and debilitating illness. Yet many of us also recognise the sanctity of life; the idea that [...]

York Solicitor Wins Top Law Society Award

2018-11-21T10:02:24+00:00October 19th, 2018|News|

Rachel Roche, of York based Roche Legal, is celebrating winning one the highest accolades for lawyers in England and Wales at the Law Society’s prestigious Excellence Awards. Rachel, who recently launched a cutting edge online Will writing and Lasting Power of Attorney programme she developed, collected the Law Society Sole Practitioner of the Year [...]

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