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  • 10 Sept 2020

    Adjusting to the new normal

    Over the past few months, there has been an unprecedented shift in our usual way of life. As children return to schools and we move to a ‘new normal’, Hegarty Solicitors can offer a range of services to support you with changes to family life.

    Changes at work

    Many employees have found work has changed beyond recognition in recent months, from working different hours or from home whilst home-schooling or caring for children, increased hours for keyworkers or reduced hours and redundancies for some, many people are having to adjust and cope with changes at work as a result of the pandemic.Our employment law team is experienced in dealing with all types of employment issues, including redundancies, settlement agreements, unfair dismissal and discrimination claims. Every day we support employees and workers with a range of work-related problems. Whatever your situation, we can help.[button_shortcode button_url="/work" button_text="See more about our employment law services"]

    Moving House

    In July, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a holiday on stamp duty until March 2021 and it is estimated that the stamp duty holiday will save the average purchaser £4,500.So, if you are thinking of buying a house and taking advantage of the stamp duty holiday, use our online calculator to find out how much your conveyancing will cost for your purchase. Our experienced conveyancers will guide you through the process from start to finish and will ensure you complete as quickly and efficiently as possible.[button_shortcode button_url="/personal-advice/moving-house/online-quote/" button_text="Get a quote online"]

    Planning for the future

    We recognise that few people are comfortable talking about later life or post-death matters. Decisions about who should care for children should the worst happen, who should inherit a property, how care home fees should be met, or who should manage your affairs and personal welfare should you not be able to, can easily be put aside.However, during these uncertain times, it is important to plan for the future. Our highly experienced team can help you focus on the practicalities to ensure your hard-earned assets are protected for future generations and your wishes are carried out.[button_shortcode button_url="/wills" button_text="See more about our Wills, trusts and probate services"]

    Changes in family situations

     Many families and couples are going through a period of difficulty and stress at the moment and some couples may be considering divorce or separation.Divorce We understand how difficult it can be seeking legal advice when a relationship breaks down or you are considering divorce. Our friendly legal experts can talk you through the available options to help you achieve the best outcome possible for your family. Our family team are experienced in all areas of divorceseparation and child contact arrangements and can offer help and advice to support you at this very difficult time. An initial advice appointment with one of our family lawyers is a fixed fee of just £250+VAT plus £13.50 for an ID check.[button_shortcode button_url="/family" button_text="See more about our family services"]For information about our services, contact us today:[button_shortcode button_url="/contact-us/#contact-page-form-start" button_text="Make a New Enquiry"] [button_shortcode button_url="mailto:enquiries@hegarty.co.uk" button_text="Email Us"] [button_shortcode button_url="tel:+441733346333" button_text="Call 01733 346333"]

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