St Luke’s Hospice Make a Will Week

Every month we hold free legal clinics in Kingsbridge and Dartmouth, and in May and June will be holding a clinic Salcombe Library. We specialise in helping people make provision for their family when they die, we draft Wills, advise about Inheritance Tax liabilities and help executors to carry out their duties after someone has died, we also help resolve … Read More

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

Making Kingsbridge Dementia Friendly

Rebecca Weare and Beccy Bristow are both solicitors at Start Point Law and both are Dementia Friends Champions. This means that they were trained by the Alzheimer’s Society to deliver the Dementia Friends Information Session and help create more dementia friends. Dementia is an important topic as it is a disease that was responsible for the largest number of deaths … Read More

Reviewing Wills and Dame Hannah’s Will Week

Free Legal Clinics January 2019 In January we held free legal advice clinics in Kingsbridge and Dartmouth.  We have added two extra dates for a free clinic at Salcombe Library between 11am and 1pm on 13th February and 13th March.      A lot of people talk to us about their Will, they are concerned to know if it still does … Read More

Relaxed and friendly networking in February

Everyone that braved the rain and dodged the showers enjoyed another great morning networking yesterday. If you are in business in Kingsbridge, South Hams or further afield the Kingsbridge business breakfast is a great way to start your month. A great variety of people working in various sizes of businesses from the very large to the very small attend and … Read More

February breakfast

Who is joining us for breakfast next Thursday? We will be at the Regal Club in Church Street from 9.15am for friendly and relaxed networking and a delicious breakfast. This is not a club and there are no joining fees. You just pay for your food and drink from The Regal’s fabulous breakfast menu. It is a great opportunity to … Read More

Free Legal Clinic Salcombe

We are holding a free legal clinic in Salcombe Library in February and March. Anyone is welcome to drop in and ask for advice or guidance on their legal issues. We hold monthly free clinics in Kingsbridge and Dartmouth and have added two dates in Salcombe to see if there is demand for a more regular event. At previous clinics … 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

Reverse Advent Calendar

We supported a family in need by creating a reverse advent calendar in December 2018. Every day through December we added a food item to a box which we gave to the Kingsbridge Food Bank on 20 December to be passed on to a local family. It is important to remember the work that the Kingsbridge Food Bank are doing … 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