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Pre-Marital Agreement

July 28, 2017 11:00 am

When people see the term “pre-marital agreement” it is easy to be cynical. It sounds like something that celebrities do. However, there are practical reasons why it is a good idea as it helps to establish issues such as joint finances and other commitments. Furthermore, it provides protection for both partners in the event of divorce, allowing for a smoother transition in future. In this article, we are going to be look at what you should consider when creating a pre-marital agreement. Have separate representatives...
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Speeding Offences

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There are a number of things to be aware of when driving. Speeding is serious because of the simple fact that if you are travelling at a higher speed and you are in an accident then you are likely to cause significantly more damage. The new rules In recent times, the rules around speeding have changed primarily because it was felt that the current rules did not reflect how dangerous speeding can be and that the punishment needed to be more of a deterrent. There...
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Legal Advice For Guardians

July 14, 2017 10:00 am

We often talk about family law, divorce and so forth. But one aspect that is not always considered is the legal situation when someone is a guardian as opposed to a parent (for example if the parents have passed away and a child needs to be taken care of.) In this article, we are going to look at some possible situations that can come up and what legal rights and responsibilities a parental guardian has. Deciding who should become a guardian If you are a...
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Julian Quartermain – Hampshire Incorporated Law Society Solicitor Of The Year 2017

July 7, 2017 11:12 am

Portsmouth based solicitors Larcomes LLP are delighted to announce that for the third consecutive year, that they have won an award at the Hampshire Law Society annual awards ceremony. This year, saw Julian Quartermain, head of the private client department take away the prestigious title Hampshire Senior Solicitor of the Year 2017. Julian’s dedication to his clients coupled with his expertise in highly challenging areas of law saw him win this award, against significant competition. Julian has a very significant number of loyal high net...
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Legal Issues- 10 Frequently Asked Questions

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When it comes to legal issues there are certain questions that come up time and time again. With that in mind here are 10 frequently asked questions about legal issues and what you need to know about them. Do I need a legal representative for making a Will? You can write a will without using a legal representative, however, if the Will is not worded correctly it could be misinterpreted or in the worst-case scenario, it could even invalidate the Will. This is why it...
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