A recent survey has highlighted that too many people avoid talking about the issues of getting older. Independent Age said that around two out of three adults aged over 65 admitted they had never talked to their family about the topic.
To add to this, one in four over-65s said they were not planning to talk about the subject with their loved ones. They also said they didn’t plan to discuss matters, such as what care they wanted if they could no longer look after themselves. Read More
As legal experts in London and the south east dealing with many facets of our complex legal system, we at Pindoria Solicitors believe no one should be barred from justice.
Therefore, it is with more than a passing interest that we have noted how the Justice Select Committee has recently condemned big rises in charges for divorce, employment or asylum cases as unjustified. Read More
Domestic violence here in London soared in 2016 with figures up 15 per cent in the period to November 2015 compared to the previous year.
It’s a grim statistic, but sadly part of life and as solicitors aiding victims of domestic violence our first advice to those involved in such abusive relationships is to talk to someone who can help.
Therefore, if you’re in a violentrelationship, our Divorce Lawyers London at Pindoria Solicitors are on hand to help you to protect you and your loved ones. Read More
A rise in the numbers of people divorcing in later life has led to a huge increase in contested Wills. Here in London and the South East, which has some of the most expensive properties in the country, such battles are sadly commonplace.
It’s all very sobering to see such difficulties as people fight tooth and nail for life-changing sums of money, and whilst these disputes are never going to be completely eradicated a lot can be done to avoid them. Such fall outs often occur after the divorce of a couple in the middle of their life who have assumed for years that they will leave everything they have to their children when they pass away. Read More
Even as experienced divorce lawyers dealing with couples splitting up in a world city like London it is a sad and unpleasant situation to see.
All good family law experts believe all should be done to protect marriage and it is worrying to see a survey, which shows almost one in five (18%) couples in Britain argue regularly or have considered separating. Read More
Legal actions over intrusions into privacy are nowat record levels, with high-profile public figures playing a role.
Well known personalities are attempting to restrict publicity about their private lives with a recent survey showing privacy claims have more than doubled in the last five years, up from 28 in 2010 to 58 in 2015 – with about 20 per cent of those cases involving celebrities or high profile politicians. Moving alongside this increase is the decrease in defamation actions, with Ministry of Justice (MoJ) statistics showing in 2015 defamation cases taken to the high court fell by 40 per cent compared to 2014. Read More
News that the UK is to leave the EU has completely enveloped London and the South East, but after the initial shock, it’s time to take a step back and actually look at what it all means in legal terms.
As legal experts here in the south east, we at Pindoria Solicitors have been every bit as captivated as the rest of the nation and feel it only right to briefly talk about the legal road map of departure. Read More
Whilst this blog has missed May’s Dementia Awareness Week, we at Pindoria Solicitors make no apologies for raising the topic again, which we feel needs highlighting more than just one week a year.
We are pleased that such campaigns are helping highlight issues surrounding the disease, which seldom make it onto the general public’s radar. Read More
The tale of how a row over a £4,000 bill to fix a blocked drain left a couple with legal costs of more than £300,000 demonstrates just how difficult neighbourly disputes can be.
Property disputes happen all the time, here in London there are many every day, but all should be done to keep a dialogue open, because as this case shows sometimes the ramifications can be truly astonishing. Read More
There are countless articles about how vitally important a Will is and why using a trusted local solicitors firm is important, but what is perhaps not discussed as often is the importance of lost Wills.
Whether you live in London or the Highlands missing Wills is an issue that affects lots of families every year, and can cause a great deal of upset for everyone involved. Read More