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The New Speeding Fines: What You Need To Know

April 28, 2017 10:00 am

A speeding ticket can be a massive nuisance at any time. However, this week new legislation has been brought in to make people more aware of their speed and to make increased fines and penalties more of a deterrent. In this article, we are going to look at the new guidelines regarding speeding and what you need to be aware of before you set off on your next journey. Why it was brought in The changes have been brought in after a 2016 consultation with...
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General Landlord And Tenant Services

April 26, 2017 9:00 am

For landlords, a rental property can be a great way to make money. For tenants having somewhere secure and safe to live that is well run is vital. In both instances, we offer services to help make sure both the landlord and tenant are properly protected. Tenancy agreements Tenancy agreements are vital for both landlords and tenants- they are contract designed to make clear the rights and responsibilities for both parties. This is why it is worth using the services of experienced legal professionals as...
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Legal Fees: What You Should Know

April 21, 2017 10:00 am

There are a lot of legal representatives out there. Many of them may offer deals like “no win no fee.” But are they all they seem? And if you do hire a legal representative what fees are you likely to pay? Here is a quick guide to help you be more aware of legal fees, what you might pay, who might pay and when. Ask questions A firm should be open with you in terms of what they charge. For example, they should say if...
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What Does “Big Enough To Specialise, Small Enough To Care” Mean?

April 13, 2017 10:00 am

You have probably seen in previous articles we have used the term “Big enough to specialise, small enough to care.” It is also something that appears on our website a few times. But why are either of these aspects important? We are going to look at all these issues so you can learn more about why at Larcomes we believe this is important. Size matters Some people might say “Surely bigger is better? I want the biggest law firm so I can get the best...
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Important Notice Regarding Our Waterlooville Office

April 12, 2017 11:30 am

Unfortunately due to ill health, as of from Wednesday 19th April 2017, our Waterlooville Office will be temporarily relocated to our Portsmouth Office at 166-168 London Road, North End, Portsmouth, PO2 9DN. Appointments can still be made for you to be seen at our Waterlooville Office by contacting our reception at Portsmouth where our telephone number is 02392 448100. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause you, however we can confirm that we will still be providing the same high level of service from our Portsmouth office. Thank you for your...
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What To Consider When Buying Property Abroad

April 7, 2017 11:00 am

People want to buy property abroad for many reasons – wanting a different lifestyle, somewhere to retire or a potential investment. However, there are number of issues to be aware of before you purchase property in another country. Check local laws This may sound obvious but you always need to check carefully the rules and regulations of a local area. Unfortunately, there may be some illegal building work and this could potentially mean you do not have any legal protection. Get it in writing Ideally...
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