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3 Things to Consider Including in Your Will

Three things you might not have considered including in your Will... Digital assets. Digital assets, such as photographs, social media, online banking, emails and documents, are often ignored during the Will making process. But we need to remember that there is often a monetary value, or other value, to these items and therefore what happens to them in the event [...]

By |July 23rd, 2020|Categories: Wills & Probate|Comments Off on 3 Things to Consider Including in Your Will

Why Choose a Local Solicitor

In today’s day and age, the internet has given us all more choice in terms of products, where to buy and also services and who to use. With so much choice out there and being bombarded with advertisements online and on TV for more nationalised legal corporations what is it that makes utilising your local solicitor a better idea? Face [...]

By |July 20th, 2020|Categories: General|Comments Off on Why Choose a Local Solicitor

Managing Arrangements for Your Children During Covid-19

Based on yesterday’s guidance from the President of the Family Division you may be confused about arrangements for your children. It is now the case that - except in very limited circumstances - everyone must stay at home. This has led to confusion as to how these rules affect separated parents whose children spend time in two households. The government [...]

By |July 3rd, 2020|Categories: COVID-19 Portal|Comments Off on Managing Arrangements for Your Children During Covid-19

‘Lasting Power of Attorney documents are only Relevant to the Elderly’ – Or Are They?

Alzheimer’s UK has predicted that by 2025 more than one million people in the UK will be living with Dementia.  For those that know about, or have directly experienced the impact of this disease, they will have some understanding of how impossible it can become to handle your own affairs; ranging from every day tasks such as paying bills and [...]

By |June 18th, 2020|Categories: Wills & Probate|Comments Off on ‘Lasting Power of Attorney documents are only Relevant to the Elderly’ – Or Are They?

Personal Injury Trusts Explained

If you have been awarded compensation in excess of £6,000 for a personal injury as a result of a legal claim or because you have received an insurance policy payout and are in receipt of means-tested state benefits, you may find the compensation award if paid directly to you means you are no longer eligible to receive these income-related benefits. [...]

By |May 19th, 2020|Categories: Personal Injury|Comments Off on Personal Injury Trusts Explained

The dangers of a DIY divorce

Reaching the end of a marriage is already an upsetting, stressful, and, often, messy time without the added stress of making it official through divorce proceedings. Despite the situation, whether there’s property, finances, or children involved, there’s a lot to sort through. What are the grounds for Divorce in the UK? ● Desertion ● Adultery ● Unreasonable Behaviour ● 2 [...]

By |May 28th, 2019|Categories: Divorce & Family, General, Ward & Rider|0 Comments