October 2017 - Larcomes : Larcomes

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Issues Around Child Custody

October 27, 2017 1:00 pm

Child custody inevitably is a difficult issue to talk about. Knowing who should care for a child in difficult circumstances is something that needs to be addressed. In this article, we are going to look at the issues involved and what parents and carers should be aware of.   Making a judgement In a child custody hearing, there are a couple of potential outcomes. The first is that the parents or carers involved come to an agreement. For example, in a divorce it may be...
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Myths About Legal Representation

October 20, 2017 1:00 pm

When watching TV shows or movies it is possible to get a certain picture of what lawyers and legal representatives in general are. However, what you should remember is that inevitably these tend to be simplified versions of real life. In this article, we are going to look at certain myths about legal representation and give you a different perspective on the reality of legal work.   No big emotional speeches One of the best parts of courtroom dramas tend to be big emotional speeches...
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What Are Your Rights When You Have Been Arrested?

October 13, 2017 1:00 pm

When you have been arrested it can be a difficult and stressful time. It is important when this occurs to know what your rights are. In this article, we are going to look at what specifically those rights are and what you should be aware of when you are arrested.   Your rights when you are in custody When you have been arrested, the officer who puts you in custody should explain what your rights are. Essentially you are entitled to free legal advice, the...
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A Guide To Inheritance Tax

October 6, 2017 1:00 pm

When preparing a Will one aspect to consider is inheritance tax. In simple terms, any amount over £325,000 can be taxed. However, there are various factors that can mitigate this and in this article, we are going to look at this.   Value When we say the value of the estate there are factors around this. For example, if you leave everything to your partner, a charity or a community club then this is not taxed. Furthermore, if you pass on your home to your...
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Larcomes support Pompey in the Community

October 4, 2017 11:29 am

195 miles, 3 days, 6 sore legs & 3 sore bottoms for Pompey in the Community to raise funds for two new pedal wheelchair carriers. Three staff from Pompey in the Community the charitable foundation of Portsmouth FC, are looking to further support their fantastic disability & community cycling scheme thanks to the support of Larcomes Solicitors. The Pompey in the Community disability cycling programme, Wheels for All has this year allowed over 200 people with multiple needs and disabilities to get active, get fit...
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