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December 13, 2017

How Can A Solicitor Help Me Buy A Home?

Buying a home is often a long, complicated and drawn out process, with so many steps it’s difficult to keep track of them. A house is likely to be the single biggest purchase of your life, so you want to make sure you cross all the T’s and dot all the Is. And while, in theory, you can do all of this yourself, most people choose to enlist the help of a solicitor to ensure everything goes smoothly, and there are no unexpected surprises along the way. But what exactly does a solicitor do to help you buy the home […]
November 15, 2017

Planning For Later Life – Basic Elder Care Questions Answered

No one likes to think about getting older. It’s a difficult subject, particularly for those who are still young, fit and active. But it is something we all have to deal with later in life. Entering your golden years comes with its own unique set of challenges, including a decrease in our physical and sometimes mental health. For some of us, the time will come when we are unable to undertake some of the more basic tasks in life, and it’s then that we start to consider our care options.  But care itself is a complicated and sensitive subject that […]
October 18, 2017

Reading The Fine Print: Understanding Terms And Conditions

For many business owners and entrepreneurs, terms and conditions are not the first priority. When you’re in the first few days of setting up a business your to-do list can feel endless, and sorting out the terms and conditions tends to get pushed to the very bottom of the list in favour of product development or website design. But if you don’t give this, admittedly less interesting, part of your business some care and attention now, you could be in for a lot of problems further down the line. Legal challenges, late payment issues, cash flow problems, and copyright infringements […]
September 13, 2017

The Risks of DIY Probate Applications

Over the last few years, we have seen a substantial increase in the number of people opting to use DIY probate applications when dealing with the estate of a loved one. This might be because of the high fees people often associate with using a solicitor for such things. But while it might seem like an expensive outlay initially, solicitors are often the best choice when it comes to preparing for and executing end of life affairs for a very simple reason – things very rarely go wrong.   Dealing with the estate of a loved one is a time-consuming […]