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BREAKING NEWS!!! NEW DIVORCE LAWS UK.

With the announcement of the new Divorce Law this week, we at TA Matthews confirm we offer a fixed fee appointment to provide you with all the advice required if you are seeking a divorce under the new divorce laws. From the 6th April 2022, the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 brings substantial changes …

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Retirement News

On 25th of February 2022  T A Matthews saw Sue Rudd off into her retirement. Sue joined T A Matthews in 1977 and has been an extremely valued member of staff. Sue will remain as a Director at T A Matthews but will no longer be assisting clients.

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New divorce laws will come into force from 6 April 2022

Changes to divorce law The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 reforms the legal requirements and process for divorce. The act aims to reduce the potential for conflict amongst divorcing couples by: removing the ability to make allegations about the conduct of a spouse allowing couples to end their marriage jointly The act also introduces …

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Residential conveyancer required.

We are looking to recruit a residential conveyancer. Solicitors, legal executives and licensed conveyancers are all welcome to apply. Ideally you will have 2 years’ PQE or more. We are seeking somebody to take on an existing caseload, who has a keen interest in developing their relationships with work sources across the county and beyond. …

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Can my estranged child claim from my estate after my death?

English law in general allows people to dispose of their assets after death as they wish. The Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 gives certain people a right to make a claim for reasonable provision from the testator’s estate after they have died. The consideration of such claims should be carefully dealt with …

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I have had an accident – can I claim compensation?

The answer is – maybe, if you can show on the balance of probabilities (that there is at least a 51% chance) that another party is at fault. If another car collides with your stationary vehicle and you are injured, then it would be expected that the other vehicle’s insurers would admit liability very quickly …

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Business owners beware

As a business owner you work hard to ensure the success of your business. You enjoy what you do and rest in the knowledge that if you pass away your business could provide a safe financial future for your family. We are aware of the importance of making a will to deal with the situation …

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Corona Virus

In line with the government’s guidelines T A Matthews has adapted its working practices. We would like to reassure you that we are fully operational, and some our staff are working remotely whilst maintaining a high standard of service to our clients. The services available to our clients remain the same: • Residential Conveyancing • …

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Christmas drinks with local agents

T A Matthews hosted its annual Christmas drinks with local estate agents on Thursday 12th December 2019.  It was nice to see so many familiar faces and a few new ones too.

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Lawyers and how they qualify

A Lawyer is a person who works within the legal profession. At T A Matthews our lawyers will have studied for several years to attain their qualifications. Solicitor A Solicitor may have studied for a law degree covering areas of law such as land law, criminal law, contract law and the law of tort, following …

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