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What happens when family members are cut out of the Will?

High profile inheritance disputes often follow celebrities but such challenges are becoming increasingly common for everyone.

The body of the artist Salvador Dali was exhumed last year for a DNA test after a woman claimed to be his daughter and entitled to a share of his $1bn estate. Nelson Mandela left the bulk of his estate to his current wife, but his late ex-wife Winnie challenged the will, claiming that a country home was rightfully hers. Robin Williams’ children found themselves in a legal battle with his third wife over distribution of his $100m estate.
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Aldridge Brownlee Support Bournemouth Race For Life

From L-R – Hannah Kelly, Amy Marshall, Tracey Marshall, Nicola Bennetts, Val Buckley , Debbie Matthews, Lynne Barton, Jo Bunton, Sarah Jenking

An enthusiastic team from Aldridge Brownlee Solicitors joined thousands of runners and walkers for the Race for Life in Bournemouth on Sunday. Jo and Sarah came in first for the Aldridge Brownlee Birds team competing in the 5k run. Continue reading

Keep Christmas for the children


Christmas celebrations for children are often marked by family divisions when relationships break down. According to statistics from the ONS around 100,000 children per year see their parents divorcing, with many of those families separating immediately after a last Christmas together. Family lawyers see a surge in new enquiries for divorce each New Year.  Alongside this are those, children who will be affected by family breakdown, but who are not shown in those statistics, as their parents are not married.
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Bournemouth Food Bank Appeal

This Christmas we have been collecting provisions for the Bournemouth Food Bank appeal.

The Trussell Trust supports communities and churches to open food banks across the UK.

The Bournemouth food bank is part of The Trussell Trusts’ network of 428 food banks, working to tackle food poverty and hunger in our local communities, as well as across the UK.
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