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When Should you Involve a Solicitor for Child Arrangements?

When Should you Involve a Solicitor for Child Arrangements?

Family separations are a very tough situation and they do not always go smoothly. What is important for anyone that is a parent with parental responsibilities and legal rights, understands at what point it may be necessary to get a solicitor involved. There is no need for a solicitor when the separation is amicable and […]

Why Are Power of Attorneys So Important?

Why Are Power of Attorneys So Important?

Many people are quite unaware of the great importance of having a Power of Attorney drawn up for your closest family member. No one really wants to consider the possibility of being in a situation where they are unable to make decisions for themselves, however these things happen on occasion and could make things very […]

Making Child Arrangements: When Do You Need a Solicitor

Making Child Arrangements: When Do You Need a Solicitor

Family separations are one of the toughest things to go through for children and parents alike. You, as a parent with legal rights and parental responsibility need to know when you should contact a solicitor for help. If the separation is amicable and both partners can agree on child arrangements, such as: • Where the […]

What is the difference between a solicitor, a barrister and a lawyer?

What is the difference between a solicitor, a barrister and a lawyer?

It’s quite tricky for people to grasp the different qualities from these very important job roles, but we’re going to give it our best shot to summarise them all concisely. The word ‘lawyer’ is an umbrella term used to describe anyone advising clients on legal matters. In England and Wales, however, lawyers either qualify as […]

Finding A Good Family Lawyer

Practising in this jurisdiction requires an absolute commitment to family law. As a hot political topic, there is continued pressure on government and legislators from various lobby groups to make changes to the legislation and regulations relating to child support, children’s issues, prenuptial and cohabitation agreements, superannuation, tax, the involvement of third parties and there […]

What happens to your state pension when you die?

If you were to pass away before retirement and have a personal pension, then the full amount of your personal pension is usually paid as a lump sum to your beneficiaries, whether that be your wife, children or whomever you choose. However, if you die after retirement, it’s not so clear how your pension will […]

What is the practice of real estate law?

Real estate law is a very broad category, and it can include but is not limited to sales, environment, land use, leasing, finance, restructuring and litigation. To become a well rounded real estate lawyer, you not only need the experience and qualifications in the bag but the willingness to gain a good understanding on all […]

At what age should you draw up a will?

This is a question many people ask, and the answer is not very simple as there is no right or wrong answer. What we can say, however, is that a will should be drawn up when you feel you have something to protect, and if you’re worried about ensuring relatives do not have disputes if […]

Drawing up a contract of your services

Creating a contract is not the most pleasant task, but it has to be done, and if you want one produced correctly, then you can’t do it on your own. Hiring a lawyer to draw up your contract of services makes total sense and it can save you thousands of pounds in the event of […]

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