Longridge: 01772 783 314 | Garstang: 01995 602 129 | Lancaster: 01524 581 306 
 
Longridge: 01772 783 314 
Garstang: 01995 602 129 
Lancaster: 01524 581 306 
During Family Law Proceedings, the Judges have numerous options open to them when considering what terms to set within an Order. 
 
If parties cannot reach an agreement between themselves outside of Court, and after attempting mediation, then your Solicitors in Lancaster would suggest issuing proceedings in Court to help finalise financial matters relating to the divorce. 
We’ve all heard it. Whether it’s down the local, or in some less highbrow magazine.. ‘some bloke from Timbuctoo received a trillion quid for his personal injury settlement, when he lost a fingernail at work’… 
 
But did he, and are these stories all part of the urban myths that have a habit of frequenting the quarters of the less-sober of us…? 
Purchasing your first property can take years and years of saving for and can be the biggest purchase you make in your lifetime. It is, therefore, never too early to plan how this will be funded. With current incentives in place such as, Help to Buy Schemes and the abolishment of first-time buyer Stamp Duty Land Tax, more younger people are being encouraged to purchase property and get onto the property ladder, with the help of your property solicitors Preston. 
The Contract pack is a very important bundle of documentation that your conveyancing solicitors Preston require to carry out essential work as part of the conveyancing process. 
 
The solicitors in Longridge acting on behalf of the sellers will initially ask them to complete a number of forms providing information about the property that is necessary to draft the Contract itself, together with providing any relevant documentation relating to the property. 
People access legal services on a daily basis. Whether you have been in a Accident at Work, or have slipped, tripped or fallen, or you have suffered from Medical Negligence at the hands of a Doctor or Surgeon, you may need to instruct Solicitors in Lancaster to handle a “No Win, No Fee” Personal Injury compensation claim on your behalf. Or, you may wish to commence divorce proceedings, which Solicitors in Lancaster offer on a fixed fee basis, starting from £395 plus VAT for uncontested divorce proceedings. You may be considering writing a Will, which Solicitors in Lancaster offer from £50 plus VAT, and fixed fee uncontested Probate for £500 plus VAT. As specialists in the aforementioned services, as well as property law, Solicitors in Lancaster also offer services in sales and purchases starting from £250 plus VAT. 
Many people want to change their name. Whether it’s changing your first name because yours just isn’t keeping with the times (we all have doubts at times whether our name suits us - or is that just us?), or changing your last name, or even adding in a middle name, Solicitors in Lancaster, MG Legal, are on-hand to help you draft the required Deed of Change of Name. Whilst this is something that some people may want to draft themselves, it is always a good idea to consult Solicitors in Lancaster to ensure that this is done correctly, otherwise you could find yourself unable to use the document when you most need it! 
Much to the chagrin of those nasty Defendant lawyers, as of April 2013 Qualified one way costs shifting (QOCS) entered the legal arena, and applied its’ terms to the clients of accident injury solicitors, accident claim solicitors, road traffic accident solicitors, personal injury solicitors Preston, road accident solicitors, solicitors who deal with medical negligence and accident compensation solicitors. As a result of QOCS, clients using an accident claims solicitors, cannot, in specific circumstances be ordered to pay the costs of the successful Defendant. 
MG Legal, your property solicitors Lancaster, with offices throughout Lancashire, have found that the average age for a person buying their first property is between 25 and 34. Is it coincidence then, that the most recent government report into Intergenerational transfers have found that this is also the most popular age for people to receive gifts or loan from a family member? Obviously, there are those of us who still need to obtain a mortgage, and your conveyancing solicitors Preston, MG Legal, still deal with many of the high-street lenders on a daily basis. 
When one thinks of personal injury, you’d be forgiven for thinking of road traffic accident solicitors, accident claim solicitors, accident injury solicitors, and personal injury solicitors Preston, but not teachers being injured by unruly pupils in the classroom. 
The horrific tragedy of Grenfell Tower has brought to light many safety concerns for people living in flats or high-rise buildings. One of the buzz words associated with Grenfell Tower is ‘cladding’. In particular; “what the position is of Leaseholders who live in properties with unsafe cladding” is a question many Property Lawyers are asking. MG Legal, your solicitors Lancaster, have researched the matter and our findings are as follows: 
 
On the 16th of May 2018 Theresa May pledged £400 million to replace unsafe cladding following the June disaster. However; in the September update to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s Building Safety Programme, which monitors the number of buildings with ACM cladding and the progress of work to remove it, it was revealed that only two out of 205 private residential blocks containing combustible ACM cladding have had it completely removed since the Grenfell fire last June. 
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