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How to Find the Right Solicitor

Hiring a solicitor can provide you with comprehensive legal advice that can help you with your case. But with The Solicitors Governing Body - the SRA - stating that there are 140,000 practising solicitors in England and Wales, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed with which solicitor to choose.  Here are our tips on how to choose the right solicitor for you and your case.    Choosing the Right Solicitor   1. Accredited Solicitors  The Law Society is the professional body for solicitors in England and Wales, and their website allows you to find many solicitors. Since all solicitors have to be registered with the Law Society...

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The Importance of Wills For Young People

Research shows that a huge 70% of the UK population does that have an up-to-date Will that reflects their current personal circumstances and final wishes. What’s more, young people are often the biggest offenders when it comes to not creating a Will. This is because people are usually in denial of mortality, and believe that they don’t need to create a Will until they are much older. Why Do Young People Need to Make a Will?  A Will gives young adults an important voice such they become incapacitated or passes earlier than expected.  If one becomes incapacitated, the power of attorney needs to identify someone...

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What are Criminal Duty Solicitors, and why is there a shortage?

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A Duty Solicitor is a solicitor whose services are available to a person that is suspected or charged with a criminal offence. This is available free of charge if the person does not have a solicitor of their own. They provide essential and valuable services 24 hours a day, assisting individuals who are detained at the police station and represent individuals in court. Duty Solicitors will also explain the process of the case, discuss police evidence and whether it is strong enough to charge the alleged against the crime. They can provide advice and answer any legal questions that the alleged...

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