Leigh on Sea News

Legal Eagle Q & A: Where you stand legally on breaking your tenancy agreement

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12 weeks until Christmas……. A busy time for family lawyers!

Leigh on sea comes alive at Christmas and it can feel as if every family is perfect strolling along passed our shops filled with gifts and visions of family harmony

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Legal Eagle Q & A: Is adult adoption available in the UK?

Can you be adopted as an adult by extended family?

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Leigh on sea is open for Business!

This week is back to school, and for many people that is also back to work. Leigh on sea has appeared busy all summer and that means that those running small businesses in Leigh will have had to work all through ensuring that they have sufficient staff and supplies to meet the needs of their customers.

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Legal Eagle Q & A: My son is getting divorced – if I die and he inherits from me will this money go to his wife?

We have a shared driveway but neither us nor our neighbours use it. They are now saying they want to put a fence on the boundary and use it like a garden – can they do that?

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Legal Eagle Q&A: My gran has offered to give me £10,000 deposit towards a flat but a friend told me that I won’t be able to get a mortgage if it is a gift. Is that true?

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For Richer, For Poorer, In sickness and in health, I do.... (again)

Second relationships and a head spin of love, but a legal MOT really is essential – make sure that your baggage comes along intact and protected!

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Even following a divorce, financial circumstances can change. But how? And where do you stand?

Even following a divorce, financial circumstances can change. Here Melinda @ Giles Wilson explains where you stand legally...

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Legal Eagle Q&A: Neighbours & Shared Driveways

We have a shared driveway but neither us nor our neighbours use it. They are now saying they want to put a fence on the boundary and use it like a garden – can they do that?

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Buzz Aldrin sues his children for mis-using his money under a Power of Attorney

Legal Eagle Q&A: A high profile case of mis-using money has rocked the USA, but what was it all about + could you be affected one day?

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To Marry .... Or Not To Marry .....

July is a very popular month for weddings, especially in a pretty town like Leigh on sea where there are a number of stunning venues

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Legal Eagle Q & A: Can you make someone bankrupt who owes you money?

It can be upsetting when someone owes you money and they aren't forthcoming about paying you back. Where do you stand legally?

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Legal Eagle Q & A: Where you stand legally when the executor of a will is not forthcoming

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Scam Awareness Month

Leigh on sea is not a place to associate with Scams, but since becoming a SCAM Champion last year I am more aware than ever that no town, village or neighbourhood can ignore the possibility.

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Legal Eagle Q & A: Is it only marriage that means money in the event of death?

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GDPR comes to Leigh on sea!

If you belong to an organisation,  subscribe to a website, or have an ongoing contract with a business, and particularly if you run a business or organisation, you will have heard these 4 words and know that 25 May 2018 is the crucial date on which it comes into effect

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Legal Eagle Q & A: The revisiting of matrimonial finances

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Legal Eagle Q & A: How do Wills apply when extended family are involved?

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Legal Eagle: Are there new laws for landlords that are protecting people from becoming homeless?

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Leigh Advice for Gardeners?

Spring is finally here – Leigh Library Gardens says so! The daffodils are out, as they are in Leigh’s other beauty spots - along Marine Parade, Two Tree Island and the many lovely gardens in the area

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