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digital assets

What are digital assets in a Will?

Andrew Morgan is a Partner and Solicitor in the Private Client Department and can be contacted on am@stephenrimmer.com or 01323 434414 The value of our online lives is becoming immeasurable, yet few people are recording or protecting their digital assets.  Whether the financial value of investments or the emotional value of family photos, if there…

divorce lockdown

Can I get a divorce during lockdown?

Ben Bradshaw is a Solicitor in the Family Law Department and can be contacted on bbr@stephenrimmer.com or 01323 434415 Avoiding a turkey of a Christmas when the family gets together With the pandemic putting relationships under pressure and divorce rates recording their biggest percentage rise since 1972, family professionals and support groups are encouraging couples…

faulty gift

How long do I have to return a faulty gift?

Katie Tizzard is a Litigation Executive in the Dispute Resolution Department and can be contacted on kt@stephenrimmer.com or 01323 434416 Faulty goods and returns: What are my rights when returning faulty Christmas gifts? It can be disappointing to discover that a Christmas gift is faulty, but fortunately, you do have certain rights when it comes…

bad weather

Bad weather has caused my accident

Megan Francis is a Litigation Executive in the Dispute Resolution Department and can be contacted on mf@stephenrimmer.com or 01323 434416 Can I make a claim for a road traffic accident in bad weather? If you have been involved in a road traffic accident, we understand how much of an impact this may have had on…

building safety

When will the building safety bill become law?

Hannah Johnson is a Solicitor in the Residential Conveyancing Department and can be contacted on 01323 644222 or by email hj@stephenrimmer.com Landlords must gear up for new safety checks Residential landlords must get their houses in order with the arrival of further legislation to protect tenants through electrical and building safety requirements.   New electrical safety…

making a Will

When should I make a Will?

Andrew Morgan is a Partner and Wills Solicitor in the Private Client Department and can be contacted on 01323 434414 or email am@stephenrimmer.com New year, new you? Why it might be a good time to write a will There is no denying that 2020 is a year which will go down in history – for…

employee monitoring

Is employee monitoring legal?

Steven Judge is a Solicitor and Head of the Employment Department and can be contacted on 01323 434416 or email sj@stephenrimmer.com Why Big Brother needs to watch out when it comes to employee monitoring The ‘Big Brother’ surveillance scenario envisaged by George Orwell has long since become reality.  The ability to watch citizens outlined in…