If your relationship breaks down, you might not know what to do next or where you stand legally. Our fixed fee first meeting aims to equip you with the knowledge and advice needed for you to decide what the best next step is for you and your relationship.
Liz Edwards, head of our Family Law department answers the most commonly asked questions regarding our Fixed Fee Family Law first meeting.
Many clients ask “Can I do my own Power of Attorney online?” The answer to this is “yes”, however, many are unaware of the risks and potential costs that could follow if the documentation is not completed correctly and the application gets rejected by the Office of the Public Guardian.
Appointing a guardian for your child is one of those things that you hope you will never have to use, but it can be hugely beneficial to have everything in place should the worst happen, to ensure that your wishes for your child are carried out. We’ve asked our private children law specialist, Carole Hack, to answer some of the most common questions relating to Guardians, single parents, and blended families.
There are a lot of big decisions that go into your Will - such as who will ensure that your wishes are carried out correctly, or if you have children under 18 who will look after them if you die? Whilst these decisions don't necessarily need to be made before your Will appointment, it's a good idea to think them through before your meeting with your lawyer.
Mark Bagshaw, partner and head of our Criminal Defence department, goes behind the headlines relating to The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, to explain what’s the truth and what is just ‘fake news’.