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21st January 2016

So, what are your New Year’s Resolutions now?

Did you like all of our New Year Resolutions? Whilst we know that some of our New Year Resolutions aren’t necessarily fun, they are necessary to look after you and your families affairs. Contact us for us to help you keep your New Year Resolutions on 0116 2628596 or enquiries@dodds-solicitors.co.uk

20th January 2016

Day 13 New Year Resolution – Is your daughter or son going through a separation or divorce? Review your Will

If you are leaving part of your property or money to your daughter or son in your Will or on intestacy and you pass away prior to them divorcing their spouse, what they inherit would be included within the matrimonial pot of assets to be split between them and their spouse on divorce. Not many continue reading…

19th January 2016

Day 12 New Year Resolution – Don’t commit a crime!

Whether it’s something minor such as motoring offences or something major such as murder, try not to commit the crime, but if you do, we’re always here to help. We offer free representation at the police station and are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can always contact us on our continue reading…

18th January 2016

Day 11 New Year Resolution – Already divorced but didn’t formally deal with your finances?

Not many people realise that even after divorce unless you have formally dealt with your finances, should you win the lottery or come into a windfall of money in some other way, your former partner is entitled to part of that financial gain. If you get your finances dealt with through a Consent Order, a continue reading…

15th January 2016

Day 10 New Year Resolution – Problems with contact? Next Steps.

Did this Christmas and New Year you have the stress and arguments with the Dad or Mum of your children about who was going to have the children which day of the Christmas and New Year period?  Make it your New Year Resolution to use our mediation services to come to an agreement about how continue reading…

14th January 2016

Day 9 New Year Resolution – Argued over Christmas? Next Steps.

Christmas and the New Year can be stressful. Suddenly, you’re stuck with family and of course, we can’t choose family. New research revealed that one in six Britons is dreading Christmas because of spending too much time with their partners. A quarter of British couples state the stress of planning and celebrating puts a serious continue reading…

13th January 2016

Day 8 New Year Resolution – Protect your assets from the Local Authority should you or your partner require Care in your old age

This should without a doubt be on everyone’s New Year Resolution list. On your death you are able to place your share of your home into a trust rather than pass it to your surviving partner. Should your surviving partner then require care, your share of the property isn’t swallowed up by the surviving partner’s continue reading…

12th January 2016

Day 7 New Year Resolution – Already have a Will? Check it’s up to date

On day 1 were you able to think, yep, done that? If so, well done! But is it up to date? A Will isn’t meant to be written in stone and has an average life expectancy of five years. Every five years you should meet with a solicitor to review your will. It is usual continue reading…

11th January 2016

Day 6 New Year Resolution – Living Together?

So, you’ve decided not to take the plunge into marriage but you’ve taken the plunge and decided to live together! Congratulations! Your New Year Resolution should be how to manage this and we’re not talking about managing your annoyance that he won’t put the toilet seat down!!  A Cohabitation Agreement is the ideal solution to continue reading…

8th January 2016

Day 5 New Year Resolution – Getting Married Abroad

Have you decided to get married abroad? Maybe you’ve decided to get married on a beautiful white sandy beach with “Somewhere over the rainbow” playing in the background. The azure blue sea in the background and with just your close friends and family there. If so, your New Year Resolution needs to be getting all continue reading…