Services

At Smith Solicitor LLP, our core Services are Conveyancing; Family Law; Wills, Probates & Trusts and General Litigation. The information here gives an overview of our experience in these areas and our approach to working with you. Please contact us for more information or for a no obligation discussion about your requirements.

Our core areas of expertise

 

Conveyancing

 

The Conveyancing Department at Smith Solicitor LLP prides itself on providing a friendly and efficient service at a competitive cost.

 

We understand that when you are moving house you want things to move along as quickly, efficiently and stress free as possible.  We always keep you informed of any progress by letter, telephone or email depending on your preference.

 

We are happy to see clients out of working hours if this is easier or we can deal with matters purely by post and email if getting in to see us is difficult.

 

We advise and act in the following areas of Conveyancing:

  • Sales
  • Purchases
  • Re-mortgages
  • Transfers of Equity
  • Possessory Title Applications
  • Leasehold Extensions
  • Title Rectifications

We aim to keep our fees competitive and will give you a quote at the start of every transaction so that you know what the bottom line figure is and there are no nasty surprises.

 

Contact: Nicholas Smith
01422 383380 / nick@smithsolicitorllp.co.uk

 

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Family Law

 

The Family Law Department at Smith Solicitor LLP offers high quality legal advice, whilst offering patience and understanding to each individual case. We understand both emotional and practical issues in the breakdown of a relationship and work towards resolving issues as amicably and smoothly as possible.

 

We advise and act in the following areas of Family Law:

  • Divorce and Judicial Separation
  • Civil Partnership Dissolution
  • Disputes concerning unmarried couples/same sex couples
  • Financial matters arising from divorce and separation
  • Pre-marriage legal advice
  • Separation agreements
  • Cohabitation agreements
  • Children Act matters including residence and contact issues
  • Domestic Violence including Non-Molestation and Protection from Harassment

We aim to keep our fees competitive and offer a FREE initial consultation.

 

Contact: Louise Ethelston
01422 383380 / louise.ethelston@smithsolicitorllp.co.uk

 

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Wills, Probate and Trusts

 

Smith Solicitor LLP has extensive experience in looking after assets and advising clients to suit their specific circumstance. We advise that all adults should make a Will to ensure that their wishes are met and that there is a fair distribution of assets.

 

It is also important to make a Will as many people do not realise how low the Inheritance Tax Threshold is. If you do not make a Will (“dying intestate”) your assets will be divided in accordance with the law, regardless of your intentions.  The Law relating to intestacy does not recognise common law spouses or step children. It can also be surprisingly ungenerous to spouses.

 

We can structure your Will to suit your needs. We provide a full and efficient service in relation to administration of estates and aim to deal with matters smoothly in your difficult time.

 

Our services include:

  • Preparation of Will and Mirror Wills
  • Amendments, updates and advice on existing Wills
  • Probate and Administration of Estates.
  • Deeds of Variation
  • Creation and Administration of Trusts
  • Preparation of Powers of Attorney

We offer competitive rates of service. We do not offer advice on tax planning.

 

Contact: Nicholas Smith
nick@smithsolicitorllp.co.uk

 

Contact: Louise Ethelston
louise.ethelston@smithsolicitorllp.co.uk

 

01422 383380

 

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