Archives: August 2019

Legal Aid

People do not always realise that Legal Aid can be available in relation to most family matters, including Divorce / Financial Relief / Children. There are certain requirements before Legal Aid can be granted, such as financial eligibility and, in certain cases, documentary evidence of domestic violence or Social Services involvement.  However, if you are …

5 TOP TIPS WHEN DEALING WITH AN ESTATE AFTER SOMEONE HAS DIED

Check whether the person had a will Collect information on all the assets that person had, such as bank accounts, shares, properties etc. Collect as much information as possible about any debts that person may have had, including the cost of the funeral. Set up an executors account so that all money collected from an …

5 TOP TIPS WHEN MAKING A WILL

Always consult a qualified Solicitor Consider how your wishes may impact your family and that you have provided for all eventualities Make sure your Will is witnessed correctly Keep the original Will safe (this can be through storing it at a Solicitors) Appoint an executor you trust

5 TOP TIPS FOR DEALING WITH A DIVORCE

5 tips for dealing with a divorce: Be certain that your marriage is over. Lots of people begin proceedings without considering the alternatives such as marriage counselling. Always put your children first. Many divorces lead on to arguments about the arrangements for children. Try and put yourself in their shoes, children are often more affected …