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Getting your house in order!

03 Apr 2018

Trainee Solicitor Chloé Holden looks at what paperwork you need to get sorted in order to speed up the conveyancing process.

Mixed Sex Civil Partnerships - A Possibility?

03 Apr 2018

Solicitor Sophie Smith from our Family department considers the possibiilty of mixed sex civil partnerships becoming law.

We are proud sponsors of the 2018 Norwich Food & Drink Festival

26 Mar 2018

We are sponsoring the Norwich Food & Drink Festival for a fourth consecutive year!

In support of National Apprenticeship Week

08 Mar 2018

Paige George, a Paralegal in our Private Client Department, celebrates National Apprenticeship Week...

Don't underestimate Dilapidations, warns solicitor Emma Raspin from our Commercial Property team

28 Feb 2018

“But it was like that when we moved in” - a note on dilapidations

Our commercial property team is expanding

09 Feb 2018

We are very pleased to welcome solicitor Emma Raspin to the firm. Emma brings a wealth of experience from the construction sector to our well-established commercial property team.

Registration fee refunds - Lasting & Enduring Powers of Attorney

09 Feb 2018

You may have seen in the news recently that the Ministry of Justice announced it has launched a scheme where those who paid a registration fee for a Lasting Power 

2018 Dementia Friendly Guide Norfolk

18 Jan 2018

We are really pleased to support the 2018 Dementia Friendly Norfolk guide, which offers practical help to those living with dementia. If you are supporting someone with dementia this guide can help you cope

SDLT - a reminder about the good news for first time buyers!

10 Jan 2018

Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is payable when you purchase property. However the Autumn Budget last year delivered some very good news for first time buyers...

On 22 November 2017 a new relief came into effect meaning that first time buyers are not liable to SDLT when purchasing a property with a purchase price of less than £300,000. This reduces the upfront costs that are needed when purchasing a property, making it easier for first time buyers to get on the property ladder.

In brief, the relief applies when:

The best NY's resolution you will ever make...

08 Jan 2018

2018 - a fresh opportunity to do those jobs that haven’t quite made it to the top of the to-do list yet. Arguably one of the best New Year’s Resolutions anyone could make would be to update their existing Will or, if no Will exists, to have one drawn up by a solicitor. Here are some commonly-asked questions around the subject of Wills:

 

What if I don’t have a Will?

If you don’t have a valid Will, you die ‘intestate’. The statutory Intestacy Rules would apply to your estate and you can’t select who inherits your assets.

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