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  • 4 Jan 2021

    Happy New Year | Here to help with whatever the new year may bring

    Although 2021 hasn't exactly got off to the best start with continued restrictions across the country, we want to reassure our clients we are still here to help, whatever your situation.Whether that be moving house, starting a business, a change in family situation or planning for the future, our staff are available via phone, email and video call.[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"]Our solicitors have also written lots of helpful articles about common legal issues to make sure you have the information you need, when you need it.

    Making a Will

    We often make New Year’s Resolutions in January with the best of intentions to improve our lifestyle or deal with those matters that we have been putting off.  Why not make one of your resolutions to review your will arrangements? Read our article New Year, New Will to find out what you might need to consider when making a will.

    Divorce and Separation

    There is no doubt that the pandemic has put additional pressures on many relationships and families, especially during the lockdown and this has resulted in some couples choosing to go their separate ways. But what are your options if you are considering divorce at this time? Find out more in our article 'What effect is the pandemic having on divorce and separations?'

    Moving House

    The housing market remains open during the current period with people able to continue with new and planned moves. Conveyancers, estate agents, removers and valuers are able to continue working to progress transactions and people are still able to view properties as long as they follow government advice. Many buyers are currently taking advantage of the stamp duty holiday which is set to end on 31st March.If you are thinking about buying a property to take advantage of the stamp duty holiday and have a property to sell, you should give yourself plenty of time to market your property so that you have the best possible chance to benefit from the stamp duty holiday. Read our article How long does buying or selling a property take at the moment?.

    Problems at Work

    Many employees have found work has changed beyond recognition in recent months, from working different hours or working 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.The employment law team at Hegarty Solicitors have helped support employers, employees and workers with a range of work-related problems over the past few months and can offer advice to ensure you know your rights and entitlements at work.

    Business Advice

    Hegarty Solicitors provides a complete service for businesses. Our team of experts in areas such as; corporate law, employment law, commercial property and business disputes are on hand to offer practical, effective advice.[button_shortcode button_url="/contact-us/#contact-page-form-start" button_text="Contact us"]

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