Written on Wednesday, 30 January 2013 - 1:56pm

Introduction

Written on Thursday, 6 December 2012 - 11:34am

If you have recently bought or are in the process of buying your own house, you may have come across the term ‘Chancel Repair Liability’.  This is going to become a popular topic amongst home owners and lawyers alike in the next 12 months. 
What is a Chancel?

Written on Tuesday, 16 October 2012 - 10:20pm

Although the sheer thought would be enough to make our great-grandparents turn in their graves, the trend of unmarried couples living together, and having children out of “wedlock” is increasing.

Although in general this is socially acceptable nowadays, there are occasions when these ‘modern’ living arrangements could cause problems.  And many of these problems will occur on death.

Written on Tuesday, 24 April 2012 - 10:42am

Most children being adopted are removed from their parents by Authorities because they do not think they can look after them.  In some cases care proceedings can take a year before they are concluded and the average length of time between a child entering care and moving in wi

Written on Thursday, 12 April 2012 - 11:03am

Although the offer of cheap Wills may seem tempting, sometimes, all is not as it seems.

Often, clients are lured into these “cheap” wills, and it can be an unpleasant surprise when the final bill comes to find out the true cost of the added extras. One example is secure storage charges.  Many solicitors firms, like ourselves, do not charge for this service, but this is often an “add on” charge for Will Writing firms.

Written on Thursday, 1 March 2012 - 2:59pm
1. Are you owed money that you are struggling to recover?
2. Have you done work and the customer is refusing to pay?
3. Do you have a Court Judgment that you need enforcing?

Whether you are a busin

Written on Tuesday, 10 January 2012 - 11:07am

Today boundary disputes are becoming more and more commonplace. When a fence is broken or conifers are left to grow too high, neighbours want to know whose responsibility they are. Therefore, establishing the boundary of a property is important because it will determine the extent of the land over which rights and liabilities may attach.

Written on Sunday, 1 January 2012 - 12:00am

If you have made a Will during your lifetime, it will come into effect on your death.  A Will sets out who your estate should pass to and appoints people as executors to deal with the administration of your estate. 

Written on Monday, 14 November 2011 - 12:00am

When you buy a property we, as your solicitors ensure that all the necessary legal paperwork is obtained from the seller.  The law has changed considerably in the last few years imposing stricter conditions on who can carry out works at properties and to what standards these works are carried out.