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

Do you need to worry about the increase to Probate fees?

The Gazette, 9 March 2019 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. The current hot topic for solicitors dealing with administration of estates is the proposed increase to the fee paid to obtain a Grant of Probate, or Letters of Administration (for … 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

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

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

When can a Will be challenged?

Legal clinic round up – November 2018 Every month Rebecca Weare and Beccy Bristow solicitors at Start Point Law hold free legal clinics in Kingsbridge and Dartmouth.  In November we spoke to a man who was concerned that a family member may challenge his will after he died. The man had three children and did not want one son to … 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