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Free Wills month

Andrew Morgan is a Partner and Wills Solicitor and can be contacted on 01323 434414 or am@stephenrimmer.com Free Wills Month: 5 reasons to make a will Free Wills Month returns in October 2021 and offers members of the public aged over 55 the opportunity to have their wills written or updated for free. Participating solicitors…

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I’ve had an accident on holiday

Megan Francis is a Litigation Executive in the Dispute Resolution Department and can be contacted on 01323 434416 or mf@stephenrimmer.com Can I make a claim for an accident abroad? If you have suffered an injury because of an accident abroad, you may be able to bring a claim for compensation. Many people are left out…

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What are the changes around eviction notices?

Katie Tizzard is a Litigation Executive in the Dispute Resolution Department and can be contacted on 01323 434416 or katie.tizzard@stephenrimmer.com Notice periods revert for residential landlords seeking possession October sees a major milestone in notice periods for residential tenancies where landlords are seeking eviction, as they revert to pre-pandemic requirements.  But with fears of a…

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Is a Will a public document?

Andrew Morgan is a Partner and Wills Solicitor and can be contacted on 01323 434414 or am@stephenrimmer.com A royal lesson in keeping things under your hat A judicial decision has seen the late Duke of Edinburgh’s will sealed for 90 years, and the value of the estate excluded from the grant of probate.  The ruling…

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Is it possible to get an LPA online?

Joseph Richardson is a Partner and Head of the Private Client Department and can be contacted on 01323 434414 or jr@stephenrimmer.com Could Lasting Power of Attorneys go digital?  A more straightforward digital system to set up a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) could come into play, but experts say that it is vital that sufficient…

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How do I name my small business?

Mark Poulton is a Partner and the Head of the Corporate Department and can be contacted on 01323 434420 or mp@stephenrimmer.com Companies House rejects 800 company names: Guide to naming your business When it comes to starting a business, one of the most challenging but interesting tasks you must carry out is finding the right…

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Can I see my grandchildren?

Ben Bradshaw is a Solicitor in the Family Law Department and can be contacted on 01323 434415 or bbr@stephenrimmer.com Do grandparents have a right to contact with their grandchildren? When a couple makes the decision to divorce, the breakdown of the relationship can have far-reaching consequences. Unfortunately, grandparents of any children of the relationship can…