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“Divorce D-Day”: How We Can Help

What is “Divorce D-Day”? Every January, as the festivities come to an end and most of us head back to work, many media outlets report a predicted spike in Divorce enquiries. The first Monday, or the first working day of the year, has been dubbed…

Can you use a Lasting Power of Attorney to buy gifts?

A Lasting Power of Attorney, or LPA, is a legal document which allows a person to choose someone else to manage their affairs for them, known as an ‘Attorney’. This person can be a friend, relative or a professional person.

5 Pitfalls To Avoid for Landlords and Tenants

When it comes to agreeing the Lease on your commercial property, you need a professional and knowledgeable commercial property solicitor to help you get the best possible results. As expert commercial property solicitors, we act for both Landlords and Tenants and are able to advise…

Bad Mortgage Advice? You might have a claim.

It is important that when dealing with something as important as your mortgage that you receive suitable advice from a qualified financial advisor. In this article we talk about mortgage introducers, and how we can help if you think you might have suffered from negligent…

D-I-Y Probate: Can I do the probate myself?

When a loved one dies, contending with with the legal and financial aftermath of a death and feeling overwhelmed by complex processes can add even more strain to you and your family during a very difficult time. Despite claims from various ‘Do It Yourself’ advisors…

SIPPS: 3 Warning Signs to look out for

What Is A Self-Invested Personal Pension? SIPPs, otherwise known as ‘Self Invested Personal Pensions’, allow investors to choose what their pension funds are invested in, giving them freedom to invest where they like and in what they like. So, if people want to invest in…

Is YOUR family life like ‘Marcella’?

3 ways we can help your family through troubled times. Do you or your partner want to relocate with the children? Are you suffering from parental alienation? Are you making sure the children always come first? Call Burt Brill & Cardens today to book your…

Notice of a Child Arrangements Hearing

Have you received notice of a Child Arrangements Hearing from the Court? If so, you are probably anxious about having to face their solicitor in Court and worried about what arrangements the Court might order. The Court can make orders as to contact and living…

Financial Advisor Negligence: the Warning Signs

Many people trust a financial advisor to give advice about their pension or savings. Whether you are planning for retirement, investing for your business or just need somewhere safe for your savings, it is important that the professional you put your trust in treats your…

How long will Probate take?

Probate and Administration of a deceased’s person’s estate comes at a difficult time for families. An important question is how long will the probate take before the deceased’s persons estate is dealt with and the persons entitled to benefit from it have received their inheritance.…

Sperm Donor Agreements

As expert family solicitors for over 125 years, we have supported our clients through the continuing change in what constitutes a ‘typical’ family model. We are proud to support all kinds of families, including those who use sperm donors. Our Sperm Donor Agreement Team are…

How are your assets divided if you separate?

Separating from your spouse brings enough strain without having to worry about what will happen to your property and belongings. In this blog we discuss ‘non-matrimonial assets’; what they are, how they can be divided, and how we can help you if you do separate…