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Guidance on compliance with family court child arrangement orders during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Government guidance issued alongside the Stay at Home Rules on 23rd March deals specifically with child contact arrangements. It says: “Where parents do not live in the same household, children under 18 can be moved between their parents’ homes.” This establishes an exception to the mandatory ‘stay at home’ requirement; it does not, however, mean that […]

Wills, LPA and Probate Services During The Coronavirus Outbreak

We at Passmores, are committed to providing a Will, LPA and probate service throughout this period of crisis and uncertainty. We are also wanting to show our immense gratitude to the NHS during this difficult time and will be donating 10% of all fees generated from Wills to our local health board, Cardiff and the […]

Passmores – Open for Business COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

Passmores are monitoring the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation closely and our committed to your well-being. We remain open for business and are following the government guidelines to ensure your safety. We remain able to facilitate appointments, and we have facilities to do this by telephone, Facetime and Skype when requested. We have been providing services to […]

Coronavirus Statement

At Passmores Solicitors it is business as usual. We would like to reassure all clients that we have a strict contingency plan in place should we need to close the office, with minimal disruption to ongoing work. Should we need to close our business for a period of time, there will be a further update […]

New Domestic Abuse Bill

Is the Family Court going to see significant changes to the law relating domestic abuse? Including proposed changes to cross examination of victims and changes to the definition of domestic violence to include financial abuse…….. https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-51709638

Legal Aid in 2020

Legal aid funding is an area that has been cut back since 2013, however many people do not know that Legal aid is still available in a number of family cases including Care, Contact, Divorce and Injunctions. What is Legal Aid? Legal aid is the process by which a client of a solicitor’s firm can […]

Congratulations Georgia!

Our very own Georgia Brooks has passed her final exam and has now qualified as a Licensed Conveyancer. We are delighted on her achievement and wish her all the success with her new role with the firm. Congratulations Georgia!

Why should I instruct a firm of solicitors to draft my Will?

It is important to obtain expert legal advice when deciding to make a Will to ensure that your wishes can be met in practice but also, to ensure that your Will is valid. The common issue with Do it yourself (DIY) Wills is that they may be invalid if they have not been signed and […]

Passmores Support Dementia Friendly Vale

Passmores are proud to support Dementia Friendly Vale. You can find out more about Dementia Friendly Vale by visiting the website or by following @dementia_vale on Twitter,