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Future Care Planning is not just for the elderly

  • Author: David Crosby
  • Posted on: 8th January 2018
  • Posted On: Blog

I came across this incredibly emotive and thought-provoking article in the Telegraph which made me think about how fragile life is, at what point do need to consider future care planning in case of serious illness or an unforeseen accident?

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Most Common Driving Offences - What To Do If You Get Stopped by the Police

  • Author: Lucinda Dore
  • Posted on: 12th December 2017
  • Posted On: Blog

As the festive season draws nearer, so does the potential for motorists to commit a driving offence. The Christmas party season will soon be in full swing and this is the time of year that we will see a significant rise in the number of driving offence enquiries.

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Take control of your financial affairs with a Lasting Power of Attorney

  • Author: David Crosby
  • Posted on: 28th November 2017
  • Posted On: Blog

At Crosby & Woods Solicitors we often see firsthand the huge day to day difficulties faced by both our clients, but more usually by their loved ones, when sudden or slow onset of illness strikes rendering a person unable to manage their own affairs in an orderly manner and in the way they would manage them themselves if they still well enough to do so.

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Rise in State pension age- what could this mean for you?

  • Author: David Crosby
  • Posted on: 20th November 2017
  • Posted On: Blog

Last month on the 19th July it was announced that the UK State pension age rise to 68 is proposed to be phased in earlier than was previously expected. This change would affect those born between 6th April 1970 and 5th April 1978 and for anyone born outside of these dates, they will have to wait for future announcements to be made to find out what their pension age will be.

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Divorce - Top 10 Tips for Dealing with Divorce

  • Author: Gemma Thew
  • Posted on: 6th November 2017
  • Posted On: Blog

Divorce Clinic – Top 10 Tips for Dealing with Divorce

We know from experience as a family lawyer that coming to the decision to divorce your spouse is not an easy one. There are many factors to consider and the whole process can feel like a minefield. We often hear people admitting that it was the fear of not… Read more

Homebuyers are leaving the city and heading to the seaside

  • Author: Dean Skinner
  • Posted on: 9th October 2017
  • Posted On: Blog

Homebuyers are leaving the city and heading to the seaside according to this article in The Argus recently in which John Elliott, MD of Millwood Designer Homes, commented saying that

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Drug Driving - Everything you need to know about UK Drug Driving Law

  • Author: Lucinda Dore
  • Posted on: 3rd August 2017
  • Posted On: Blog

Drug Driving Law - What you need to know?

If Police in England and Wales decide to stop you behind the wheel because they believe that the use of prescribed medication or illegal drugs has affected your ability to drive safely then a "field impairment assessment" will take place. If it is deemed that you are unfit to drive then you may be asked for a blood or urine test at the police station.If these tests prove that you have illegal levels of drugs in your system then you may be prosecuted for drug driving.

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Will Writing- Put your future into safe hands with our Will writing service

  • Author: David Crosby
  • Posted on: 19th July 2017
  • Posted On: Blog

Writing a Will is a task that we all need to consider tackling at some stage in our lives, but so many people put off what is possibly one of the most important ways of safe guarding your family's financial future.

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What happens when your child is involved in criminal activity?

  • Author: Lucinda Dore
  • Posted on: 28th June 2017
  • Posted On: Blog

We often receive enquiries from worried parents who are afraid of the consequences that a criminal conviction or even a caution could have on their child’s future.

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Football Banning Orders - Advice and Information for fans

  • Author: Lucinda Dore
  • Posted on: 8th June 2017
  • Posted On: Blog

The football season is now in full swing, and with Brighton & Hove Albion's promotion to the Premier League whilst hugely celebrated in the local community, it has brought with it an influx of avid football supporters who have been issued with a Football Banning Order.

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