Multi-award-winning Roche Legal has been recognised as an “employer partner” by STEP, the global professional association for practitioners who specialise in family inheritance and succession planning.
With the government's recent increase of the Statutory Legacy, we examine the Statutory legacy and how it could affect passing your property on after death.
The Deputy and the DNA Test: How a Professional Deputy Aimed to Prepare for Possible Inheritance Disputes
We look at a rare case in which a Deputy sought approval to DNA test the person they were protecting, in order to avoid possible inheritance disputes in future
Deputies make decisions for a person who has lost the mental capacity to decide for themselves, but can a Deputy make gifts using that person's assets?
Rachel Roche, the founder of multi-award winning Roche Legal, has signed a deal with the Law Society to write a guide to setting up a new firm at a time of dramatic change in the legal profession. Rachel, who has offices in York and Harrogate, will join forces with Darren J. Sylvester, founding director [...]
York solicitor Rachel Roche today hailed news of the Government’s decision to scrap planned increases in probate fees as a “victory for common sense.” Rachel Roche, founder of Roche Legal, has been supported by local MP Julian Sturdy in her bid to get the Government to change their mind over the changes that would have [...]
York based Roche Legal has won the prestigious Private Client Award at the Yorkshire Legal Awards, announced at a glittering ceremony in Leeds last night. This was the 20th year of the Yorkshire Legal Awards and Roche Legal were praised for their ground-breaking Private Client service, including the development and launch of a cutting-edge [...]
The Court of Protection has recently clarified rules about when and how Attorneys under a Lasting Power of Attorney can make gifts using the Donor's assets.
Roche Legal are celebrating being shortlisted in the Press Business Awards for the second year running. Rochel Legal, which has offices in York and Harrogate, won the Press Business Award as the Socially Responsible Business of the Year in 2018 and has now been shortlisted in the Business Innovation of the Year category. The [...]