What is Inheritance Tax?

The Gazette, 12 April 2019 What is Inheritance Tax? Every month we hold free legal clinics in Kingsbridge and Dartmouth, and last month we held our first of two special dates in Salcombe Library. We are often asked questions about inheritance tax, and whilst everyone has heard of inheritance tax not many people understand it.     Back to basics Inheritance … Read More

When do you use a lasting power of attorney?

Legal clinic round up – December 2018 We hold free legal clinics in Kingsbridge library on the third Tuesday each month and in Dartmouth library on the first Friday each month. At the clinics we speak to people with a wide variety of legal issues.    In December we met a lady who had agreed to be appointed as an … Read More

Kingsbridge Business Breakfast

The first networking breakfast of 2019 will be on Thursday 10th January in The Regal Club, Church Street, Kingsbridge. If you are in business in Kingsbridge, Salcombe, the South Hams or beyond this is a great opportunity to meet other businesses and enjoy a delicious breakfast. This isn’t a club or network group so there are no joining fees or … Read More

Merry Christmas!

Local artist Jennifer Cooper designed this beautiful Christmas card especially for us. We love it and hope you do to. It has been a busy year and we are both looking forward to a break over Christmas so we are closing the office from 4pm today 21 December, but we will be available for any urgent queries at any point … Read More

2018 free legal clinics in Dartmouth and Kingsbridge

Throughout 2018 we held a monthly free legal clinic in Dartmouth and Kingsbridge.  Our free clinics are an opportunity for people to access initial advice from a solicitor without incurring any charges.  We offer free initial advice on all kinds of legal queries, in particular issues relating to wills, probate, inheritance tax and trusts or disputes.   The free clinics … Read More

Applying for a Grant of Probate

Legal clinic round up – October 2018 Every month we hold free legal clinics in Kingsbridge and Dartmouth.  This month we saw people with a variety of issues including queries about lasting powers of attorney and landlord and tenant problems.  We spoke to a lady who had been appointed as executor and wanted some help understanding the process to apply … Read More

What are an executor’s duties?

Legal clinic round up – September 2018 Every month we hold free legal clinics in Kingsbridge and Dartmouth.  During the last month we met a man called Ed.  He is appointed as executor in his brother’s will. His brother was seriously ill and was likely to die very soon. Ed didn’t really know what being an executor meant or what … Read More

Severing a joint tenancy

Legal clinic round up – August 2018 Every month we hold free legal clinics in Kingsbridge and Dartmouth.  Over the summer we helped lots of people with a variety of legal issues, including a couple who needed help with an issue with their landlord, several people with questions about wills, a man who was in dispute with his siblings over … Read More

Why make a Will?

Legal clinic round up – July 2018 Every month we hold free legal clinics in Kingsbridge, Totnes and Dartmouth.  We had a busy month at all three clinics. We are always happy to try to tackle any issue and if we don’t immediately know the answer we usually know someone who does. Our specialist areas are wills, lasting powers of … Read More

Being Dementia Friendly

Legal clinic round up – June 2018 Every month we hold free legal clinics in Kingsbridge, Totnes and Dartmouth.  This month we spoke to people with a wide variety of legal issues which ranged from problems recovering a debt to questions about a residential tenancy, and from advice on sale of a business to reviewing an old will to see … Read More