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As the response to COVID-19 changes daily, many employers are left in limbo wondering how exactly they should be responding. People are becoming very concerned and businesses are being affected. To help bring some clarity we have compiled the questions we are being asked most frequently by our clients: When do my staff need to…

We have today taken the necessary and sensible decision to close our offices to the public. From the close of business today our staff will be working from their homes. During this uncertain period, we will seek to provide as normal a service as possible although we accept this will raise certain difficulties in the…

With Spring on the way, many of us are thinking about getting up, rolling up our sleeves, and tackling the big Spring clean. With an arsenal of brooms, wipes, mops, and all the cleaning products we need, some even look forward to the opportunity to refresh the home in time for the brighter months of…

At Curtis Whiteford Crocker Solicitors, we keep a close eye on legislative changes and how they might impact our customers, so that we can provide them with comprehensive and up-to-date legal advice. As such, we understand that the increase to probate fees that was first proposed by the government at the start of the year…

When you’re advancing in years, you likely don’t see yourself as “elderly”. And it’s likely that you certainly don’t see yourself as “at-risk”. You’re still in good health, in full possession of your cognitive faculties and whether you’re still working part-time or enjoying your retirement, you’re still enjoying an active and fulfilling lifestyle. But the…

The third anniversary of Prince’s death has recently passed and there are few signs of the administration of his estate being concluded as reported in-fighting between the administrator and the beneficiaries continues. Caroline Belam comments on how some of the issues might have been avoided if Prince had prepared a Will. On 21 April 2016,…

It may be tempting to use a do-it-yourself will kit to decide how to divide your estate after you die, but you could create problems that will leave loved ones with a legal headache. The number of inheritance disputes being heard in the High Court has jumped by over 60% in the past two years….

Have you been an executor in the last 30 years? It is possible thousands of pounds could be owing to your deceased relatives estate for mis-sold PPI. In the wake of the PPI saga, the Banks put back more than £50 billion to cover the costs of settling any claims. It is estimated that around…

  A clutch of the wealthiest families in the UK are taking advantage of inheritance tax rules designed to help small businesses and landowners, saving themselves almost £700m a year, according to a report. The campaigning group Tax Justice UK found 234 families with more than £1m in business assets shared £458m in relief in the 2015-16 year thanks…

There was a time when Equity Release had a bad name, accused of creating more problems than it solved. But thanks partly to better regulation of the industry, an increasing number of people are looking at this way of generating much-needed cash later in life. Plymouth solicitor Chloe Hamblin, who specialises in property matters at…

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Retirement & COVID-19

Retirement:

Roger Miller has now retired from the firm after many dedicated years of service.

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COVID-19:

We will remain open, with our staff working from home. This may slightly impact response times.

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