COVID-19: June 2020 Update
25 June 2020
Since our last update we have introduced some modified measures to allow us to continue working as normally as possible while complying with changing government guidance. We have largely been working remotely and have been able to offer virtual client meetings via FaceTime or Microsoft Teams, and also some limited short face-to-face meetings outside e.g. for signing documents and handing over ID. These arrangements will continue.
In addition we will now offer some sit-down socially-distanced meetings indoors for some of our Probate clients.
Meanwhile we are gradually increasing the time our staff spend in person in the office. Some remote working will continue.
Please keep checking our website and Facebook page for further updates.
Alison Fielden & Co. - Factsheets and Web Links
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General Legal Information
Swearing/Affirming a Document
Alison Fielden & Co.: Our Procedures for Holding Your Money in Client Account/s
Solicitors' Regulation Authority - Standards and Regulations 2019
Who can help if you have a problem with a solicitor or a law firm? (SRA/Legal Ombudsman document)
GOV.UK - Benefits Calculators
The Law Society
Gloucestershire County Council
Cotswold District Council
Pearson Independent Advisers
Cirencester Chamber of Commerce
Property & Business
Buying, Selling and Other Dealings With Your Home
Key Stages for Residential Conveyancing
Buying a Property in Joint Names
Points to bear in mind when negotiating Business Leases
Alison Fielden & Co. Residential Conveyancing Price List
Leaflet: Residential Property Transactions
HM Revenue & Customs
Online Stamp Duty Calculator
Pearson Independent Advisers
Cain & Fuller Estate Agents
Perry Bishop Estate Agents
Moore Allen & Innocent Estate Agents
What is a Family Lawyer?
Divorce - Answers to Common Questions
Disputes Concerning Children
Collaborative Family Law
Leaflet: Children and Social Services
Leaflet: Family Breakdown
Leaflet: Grandparents' Rights
Resolution - Gloucestershire Collaborative POD
HM Courts Service
Family Court Information
CAFCASS - Public body promoting the interests of children in Family Law cases
Department for Work and Pensions
Child Maintenance Toolkit
Parenting After Parting
Sorting Out Separation
Cheltenham Contact Centre - St Silas Centre, Hesters Way Road, Cheltenham
Family Mediation Swindon
Family Mediation Cheltenham
Legal Aid Eligibility Evidence Requirements
GOV.UK Legal Aid Checker
Template Legal Aid Evidence Letters
Wills & Probate
Making a Will - Answers to Common Questions
A Guide to the Responsibilities of Executors
Executorship - Answers to Common Questions
Lasting Powers of Attorney - An Introduction
Long-term care and protecting your home
Alison Fielden & Co. Wills & Probate Fees
Solicitors For The Elderly
Contact The Elderly
Cruse Bereavement Care
Office of the Public Guardian
Gloucestershire Registration Service
General Register Office
List of Probate Registries
List of Funeral Directors in Gloucestershire
HM Courts Service
Employment Law Cases: Cost Estimates and Key Stages
What is a Notary?
Seeing a Notary
The Notaries Society
Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Legalisation Office - Parties to the Hague Convention
Recent Cirencester Scene Articles
Lasting Power of Attorney [April 2019]
New Build Property [March 2019]
Civil Partnerships vs Marriage: Modern-day Relationships [December 2018]
Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas [October 2018]
Are the rights of unmarried couples changing? [September 2018]
Buying or selling at auction: some benefits and potential disadvantages [August 2018]
The Pimlico Plumbers Case: "Employed" or "Self-Employed"? [July 2018]
No Fault Divorce - The Future of Divorce Law? [June 2018]
Lasting Power of Attorney - Not just for the elderly [May 2018]
The Legal Position of a Step-parent [March 2018]
Appearing as a Witness in Family Court Cases [February 2018]
Misconceptions about children on separation [December 2017]
Remember, Remember, the 5th of November [November 2017]
Stamp Duty Land Tax - Residential Property [October 2017]
Divorce and Pensions [September 2017]
Newly Built Properties [July 2017]
Living Together: Be Sure of Your Rights [June 2017]
Septic Tanks - Do you need an Environment Agency Permit? [January 2017]
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