Legal guidance

Unless you’re a qualified legal professional, it can often be difficult to understand your rights. We can help with a wide range of situations and concerns, from understanding your rights as a tenant, to exercising your consumer rights, or guiding you through the legal considerations of a marriage breakdown. Please note that we’re unable to offer guidance on any matter relating to employment law. Please contact us on the freephone helpline 0808 801 0808 for expert and impartial legal guidance.

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    The importance of writing a will

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    Writing a will ensures that your wishes on what will happen to your money, possessions and property after you die are carried out. Not leaving a will means that the law decides how your estate is handled – and this might not be in line with your wishes.

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    Your options for writing a will

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    Everyone should have a will, and there are several ways of getting yours written. From solicitors to do-it-yourself wills, find out how to choose what’s right for you.

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    What happens if you don’t write a will?

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    Making a will is an important step to ensuring your wishes are carried out after your death. This article outlines why making a will is important and the possible consequences of you not doing so.

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    A glossary of common legal terms in the UK

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    We have collated a glossary of some of the most common legal terms used in the UK.

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    What should I look for in a home inspection before buying?

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    Buying a home is so exciting that it’s easy to get caught up in the moment without considering the condition of the property. Here are some tips to help you understand what to look for in a home inspection. 

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    Do I need renter’s insurance?

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    Renter’s insurance can help protect you and your belongings while living in a landlord’s property, but there are a number of questions to ask before signing on the dotted line.

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    Start-up funding explained

    This video talks through the steps that new company start-ups will go through. With a detailed explanation of the financial and legal options available at each stage, this video is a must-see for anyone considering starting their own business.

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