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Chris Brown outlines the options available to individuals separating from a spouse on whom they are financially dependent.

Jo Wild explains why you should consider having a power of attorney if you have a joint bank account

New TUPE Regulations come into effect on Friday 31st January. Are you up to date?

Sarah Dawson explains why it is good practice to date a will at the time of signing.

Andrew Hornsby advises against withholding council tax, even if you feel you are not receiving the service this pays for

Tim Thompson advises how best to keep legal costs to a minimum

Martin Bloom, partner and head of employment, discusses the issue of redundancy of a member of staff and retention of another carrying out the same duties who happens to be the son of the company's owner.

Q. I have been having some problems at work and want to see a solicitor about my options. However, there are so many solicitors out there; I am not sure how to choose one.

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Hegarty Solicitors at Serpentine Green on Thursday 28th November to talk to private clients.

Q. I have a 200 year old tree in my garden which overhangs a public footpath and road. I am not an expert but it looks as though it may have some signs of rot. Am I responsible to other members of the public if part or all of the tree falls down?

Q. I recently used another solicitor to handle my divorce – however the final bill they have given me is much higher than the original quote.  What can I do?

Q. I want to bring a Claim to an Employment Tribunal against my former employer but understand I now have to pay a fee to do so.  Is this correct?

Q. I went into business last year with a friend, and we both invested £5,000 into marketing and premises. We found out that we just couldn't work together and decided to part company, but she wants to continue to run the business alone. I would like my initial investment back but she says no way. What can I do?

Free talk at Maxey village hall by resident solicitors Greg Baker and Sarah Dawson

Q. I am the owner of a company and I have been threatened by a creditor that it is going to issue a winding up petition. What can I do? I dispute that I owe this company any money.

A fantastic turnout at the Great Eastern Run on Sunday by TEAMJESS despite the heavy rain. “The incredible support shown around the course from the people of Peterborough was quite amazing” said one of the runners, “all we could hear was ‘COME ON TEAMJESS’ “.

I am the owner of a small but successful business and I expect that if I were to die shortly that my estate, including the value of my business, might be worth over the Inheritance Tax Threshold of £325,000. Am I right that the value of the business will be included in my estate for working out the value for Inheritance Tax purposes?

We are proud to announce we have achieved the Investors In the Environment Bronze award.

Three months after buying our new home the boiler stopped working, can I reclaim the cost from the seller?

Help to Buy scheme stage two launched early

Companies House rolls out new logo

Solicitor in the Company department Ashley Sutherland explains what an NDA is and why they are used.

I lent £15,000 to my son and daughter in law three years ago so they could buy a house. They have since split up, and my son has moved out of the property. Can I get my money back from my former daughter in law?

Wills, trusts and wealth management specialist Jo Wild explains the importance of updating your Will if you buy property abroad.