News

Is it true that getting married or remarried invalidates my will?

16th Mar, 2018

In a nutshell, yes!

Getting married automatically revokes (cancels) a will made previously, resulting in that will being invalid. Getting married is of course a happy occasion and all of the organisation of the big day can definitely consume a lot of your time. It’s probably unlikely that making or updating your will a top priority at this time! Read more

Reputation identified as the most important factor when choosing a conveyancing solicitor

13th Mar, 2018

An SRA (Solicitors Regulation Authority) study has just been released which shows that only 6% of house buyers choose the cheapest solicitors when looking to instruct a law firm. Read more

Do I have to go to work if it’s snowing?

1st Mar, 2018

Weather conditions across the UK are making it difficult for people to travel to work and there is a lot of confusion about what the rules are regarding this and whether those that can’t make it in should still get paid. Read more

How to claim your employment tribunal fee refund

27th Feb, 2018

The government introduced employment tribunal fees on 29th July 2013. However, on 26th July 2017 the Supreme Court ruled that the government had acted unlawfully and unconstitutionally when it introduced fees to the employment tribunal. Due to this, the government now has to repay up to £32 million to claimants. Read more

Evicting tenants from a property – important changes

23rd Feb, 2018

Assured shorthold tenancies have been around now for nearly 30 years. They are the standard form of letting for a residential property. A landlord who requires a tenant to leave must follow a prescribed procedure laid down by Section 21 Housing Act 1988 in order to make the process lawful. Read more

Events

Should a business have a pre-nup?

Many businesses, whether partnerships or companies, begin with a handshake between friends and some great ideas for products or services. Unfortunately, this can lead to serious misunderstandings and disputes between the owners of the business. (more…)

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Plymouth International Dementia Conference 2018

GA Solicitors will have a stand at the Plymouth International Dementia Conference on Friday, 4th May 2018. (more…)

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