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

Changing Solicitors

Legal clinic round up – May 2018 Every month we hold free legal clinics in Kingsbridge, Totnes and Dartmouth.  Last month we spoke to a lady who was residuary beneficiary of an estate. A firm of solicitors in the South East who had acted for the deceased for years and held the original will had been instructed to administer the … Read More

When should you register your LPA?

Legal clinic round up – April 2018 Every month we hold free legal clinics in Kingsbridge, Totnes and Dartmouth.  We are often asked about Lasting Powers of Attorney, a legal document that allows you to appoint someone else to help you to manage your affairs.  Before your attorney can use the lasting power of attorney it must be registered with … Read More

What do you do when someone dies?

Legal clinic round up – March 2018 We spoke to people with a wide variety of issues ranging from whether a landlord can refuse a tenant’s request for alterations to a property for disabled access; how to set up a charity; and whether a person with dementia is able to make changes to their will or appoint an attorney.       … Read More

Getting married cancels your Will

Legal clinic round up – February 2018 Every month we hold free legal clinics in Kingsbridge, Totnes and Dartmouth.  The most popular topics that people want to discuss with us relate to Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney.  A particular question that arose this month is what happens to my Will if I get married or divorced.  When you marry, … Read More

Legal clinic round up – January 2018

Throughout 2017 we have given advice on a wide variety of legal issues at their free legal clinics held each month in Kingsbridge, Totnes and Dartmouth.  Beccy said “We have been asked to interpret all sorts of legal documents, insurance policies, contracts and agreements and property deeds.  We have been shown a number of Wills made years before and asked … Read More