COVID-19: April 2021 Update

11 Apr 2021

As lockdown restrictions are gradually reduced in England we are working towards bringing our staff back into the office on a more regular basis. We are preparing to welcome clients back into the office for normal appointments as soon as we can.

In the meantime current arrangements will continue and we look forward to hearing from you.

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

Who can help if you have a problem with a solicitor or a law firm? (SRA/Legal Ombudsman document)

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

Partnership Agreements

Radon Gas

Alison Fielden & Co. Residential Conveyancing Fees List 2021

Leaflet: Residential Property Transactions

Family Law

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

Legal Aid

Legal Aid Eligibility Evidence Requirements

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



Employment Law Cases: Cost Estimates and Key Stages


What is a Notary?

Seeing a Notary

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Tree Preservation Orders [September 2020]

Divorcing in Later Life [October 2019]

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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Alison Fielden & Co.
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Glos. GL7 2AN
DX 39418 Cirencester
Tel 01285 653261
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