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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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Divorce - Top 10 Tips for Dealing with Divorce

  • Author: Gemma Thew
  • Posted on: 6th November 2017
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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
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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
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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
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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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Family Law- Practical, Professional and Personal Advice

  • Author: David Crosby
  • Posted on: 8th May 2017
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The decision to take action with a divorce often comes after a long period of uncertainty and deliberation and there are a multitude of factors to consider. The advice you receive at this stage will be crucial to the outcome of your matter and it is important to fully understand the information you are given in clear terms so that you can make informed decisions about your future.

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Will you be stepping onto the property ladder this Spring?

  • Author: David Crosby
  • Posted on: 27th March 2017
  • Posted On: Blog

With the clocks going forward and the promise of sunnier days, Spring is a time when many people are starting to seriously consider putting their homes on the market to upsize, downsize, relocate or take a step onto the property ladder. 

For our Conveyancing department this time of year generally sees a surge in Conveyancing enquiries as buyers and sellers are in the mood to make a move. There are inevitable changes to Landlord Tax due in April 2017 which many Buy To Let landlords will be bracing themselves for, but we do not expect this to have a… Read more

Streamlining the house moving process

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

The Conveyancing Association recently revealed its plans to modernise the home moving process in a bid to tackle the following historical issues faced by homeowners, conveyancers, estate agents and mortgage lenders:

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