Entries by carlievans

Have YOU made a Will?

There comes a time when everyone has to consider whether it’s time to make a Will. You may have just had a child and wish to appoint a legal guardian in your Will, or, you may wish to benefit a friend or charity that has provided you with unwavering support. No matter the reason, there […]

Help-to-Buy ISA

The UK government has introduced a new scheme to assist first time buyers who are in the process of saving for a deposit. If you are a first time buyer, you can save up to £200.00 per month towards your first home with a Help-to-Buy ISA. When you are in the process of purchasing your […]

Mediation: Guidance

KEY POINTS 1. All family mediators can undertake initial meetings with clients before mediation commences (‘pre-mediation meetings’), explain about mediation, and assess whether mediation is suitable 2. From 1st January 2016, where a client is making an application to a court on a family matter (children or finance) and seeks a Mediation Information and Assessment […]

WE ARE MOVING

From 1 February 2016 our Cardiff office is moving to 13A Cathedral Road, Cardiff, CF11 9HA.

Passmores Solicitors would like to welcome Claire Williams

Passmores Solicitors would like to welcome Claire Williams to the team. Claire qualified as a solicitor in 2004 and has acquired a vast array of experience in dealing with Residential Conveyancing and Private Client matters. Prior to joining Passmores, Claire managed a property team at one of the largest conveyancing companies in the UK dealing […]

BEWARE of unregulated Will Writers

The Daily Telegraph (link below), has highlighted the unfortunate case of a woman who has had to take legal action as a result of problems caused by a low cost Will writing service used by her late father. The Will writing service had omitted what should have been a simple formality in the Will writing […]

Vacancy – Part-Time Receptionist

We seek an experienced Receptionist to join our busy Barry office. The successful applicant will be required to work Thursday (09.00 – 17.30) and Friday (09.00 – 17.00). Please e-mail CVs to mail@passmores.com.

Vacancy – Conveyancing Solicitor

We seek a Residential Conveyancing Solicitor with at least two years post qualification experience to join our busy Property Department in Barry. Applicants will ideally be able to work in other, non-contentious, areas of law also. Please forward CVs to Miss Carli Evans at ce@passmores.com

Supreme Court allows wife’s claim 22 years after divorce to proceed

On 11 March 2015 the Supreme Court unanimously allowed the appeal in Vince v Wyatt [2015] UKSC 14; the application will now proceed in the Family Division of the High Court. Despite the fact that the wife’s application will likely face formidable difficulties, a financial order may be justified on the basis that her contribution […]