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Divorce Law

Monday March 25, 2024

10 tips for dealing with conflict in divorce

Discover 10 essential tips for managing conflict during divorce and build a solid foundation for the next chapter of life.

Friday March 15, 2024

UK Immigration Update 2024: What employers and visa applicants need to know

Explore the significant changes to UK immigration laws in 2024 and their impact on employers and visa applicants. Stay informed with our latest insights.

Keys in a lock

Friday March 8, 2024

Eight things to remember when buying a house

From preparing finances to finding the perfect location and securing a dependable conveyancer, learn how to smoothly buy your dream home.

Client in litigation claim | CWC Solicitors

Wednesday February 28, 2024

Negotiating for Success: Mastering Mediation for Commercial Litigation

In this guide, we explore the complexities of commercial mediation, offering insights for those who wish to approach the litigation process with confidence.

Conveyancing | CWC Solicitors

Thursday February 22, 2024

The Homeowner’s Guide to Transferring Equity in Property

The equity in your property is more than just a monetary value. Transferring this equity is a momentous decision and must be approached with knowledge and care.

London's Big Ben

Thursday February 15, 2024

Top Mistakes to Avoid in your UK Visa Application

The visa application process for the UK can be intricate and daunting, fraught with little pitfalls that can lead to frustrating delays or rejections.

Thursday February 8, 2024

Dissolution vs Divorce: Understanding the difference

This blog post explores the distinction between dissolution and divorce to help couples, families, and individuals contemplating this significant life change.

Thursday January 25, 2024

Understanding the American XL Bully Dogs Ban

As of 31 January 2024, it is now illegal to own an American Bully XL dog in England and Wales without an exemption.

Friday January 19, 2024

The importance of pensions in divorce

Dividing pensions in UK divorce proceedings requires careful consideration and often involves seeking professional advice from experts in family law.

Tuesday January 9, 2024

Can you get compensation for military hearing loss?

CWC Solicitors delve into the options available for individuals seeking compensation for military-related hearing loss in the UK.

Friday January 5, 2024

Can I use a mobile phone as grounds for divorce?

Research suggests a troubling correlation between excessive mobile phone use and divorce.

Plymouth based solicitors, we can help you to understand that cost of making a will with a solicitor.

Wednesday December 27, 2023

Thriving through transformation – a recap of 2023

2023 has been a year of transformation and growth for CWC Solicitors.

Tuesday December 19, 2023

CWC Stories: Introducing Yuliia Malysheva

Yuliia Malysheva’s journey in law is more unusual compared to some of our other team members. 

Christmas Dinner

Wednesday December 13, 2023

Tips for Contact Arrangements at Christmas

If you’re struggling to come to an agreement with your former partner and need some advice or legal representation, contact our experts. 

Friday December 1, 2023

A Guide for Landlords on MEES Exemptions in the UK

CWC delves into MEES exemptions and what this means for landlords.

Monday November 20, 2023

Eight Reasons to Consider Purchasing the Freehold of Your Property

CWC Solicitors delves into the top reasons to switch from leasehold to freehold.

Friday November 10, 2023

How to Become a Paralegal

CWC Solicitors details the qualifications you need, the relevant skills and more.

Friday November 3, 2023

Protecting Your Business: The Importance of Commercial Property Insurance

How important is Commercial Property Insurance to your business? CWC Solicitors explains…

Friday October 20, 2023

Outshining your competition? 5 Key Strategies to Safeguard your Intellectual Property

Did you know that intellectual property can be legally protected? CWC delves into ways you can protect your intellectual property.

Thursday October 12, 2023

Tenancy rights that every student should know

CWC gives top tips every student should know regarding their tenancy.

Thursday October 5, 2023

Prices of work visas set to increase this month

UK work visas are set to go up in price in October, but what does this mean for you? CWC Solicitors explain.

Friday September 29, 2023

Your Legal Rights on World Mental Health Day

On World Mental Health Day, consider taking action to support your own mental well-being at work and advocate for changes to be implemented to protect others.

CWC Solicitors | Contractual Dispute

Friday September 22, 2023

Penalty Clauses Vs. Liquidated Damages Clauses

When it comes to drafting contracts, precision and clarity are paramount.

CWC Team Photo

Friday September 15, 2023

The Local Advantage: Why Choosing a Local Law Firm Can Increase Your Chances of Winning Your Case

Choosing the right lawyer can be daunting. CWC shines a light on why local firms could increase your chances of winning your case.

Friday September 8, 2023

CWC Academy: Tips for future law students

Are you about to embark on your journey into the world of law? Congratulations on choosing a path that’s intellectually stimulating.

Wednesday August 23, 2023

CWC Staff Stories: Introducing Olivia Clements

Join us in welcoming Olivia Clements, one of our newest trainee solicitors working in our family law department in Plymouth.

Friday August 18, 2023

How long does conveyancing take?

Conveyancing, the legal process of transferring property ownership, plays a pivotal role in ensuring a smooth transition in your property sale.

Friday August 4, 2023

When home improvements go wrong – Construction mediation explained

Construction mediation is a cost-effective way to resolve home improvement disputes.

Understanding UK Visa Sponsorship Requirements for Employers

Friday July 21, 2023

Understanding UK Visa Sponsorship Requirements for Employers

Navigating UK immigration regulations can be a daunting task for employers seeking to hire international talent. CWC breaks down the process…


Saturday July 15, 2023

Residential leasehold and freehold conveyancing, what are they?

Understanding the difference between leasehold and freehold conveyancing is essential when buying or selling property. Here, CWC delves into the topic in detail…

Is equity release an option for you?

Wednesday June 21, 2023

Is equity release an option for me?

Equity release is a financial solution that enables homeowners to access the accumulated equity in their property without the need to sell or relocate.

father's day childcare arrangements

Friday June 16, 2023

Separated parents and negotiating Father’s Day arrangements

Navigating Father’s Day arrangements for separated parents can be tricky. CWC Solicitors offers advice on the matter.

CWC Team Photo

Tuesday May 30, 2023

CWC retains Lexcel accreditation for 11th year

We are delighted to announce that CWC has retained it prestigious Lexcel accreditation for an 11th consecutive year.

Charlie Potts

Tuesday May 23, 2023

CWC Stories: Introducing Charlie Potts

Join us in welcoming one of our newest trainees, Charlie Potts, who works in our Plymouth-based office as a paralegal in our ever-growing litigation department.

Divorce Law

Friday May 19, 2023

Mental Awareness Week: Looking After Yourself During Divorce

During Mental Health Awareness Week, it is crucial to shed light on an issue that affects countless individuals: divorce. 

Lisa Marie Baker | CWC Solicitors

Wednesday May 3, 2023

CWC Stories: Introducing Lisa-Marie Baker

We’re shining a light on our very own Lisa-Marie Baker, who has recently qualified as a solicitor in our Wills and Probate department in Torpoint.

Wills & Probate

Monday April 24, 2023

Dying Matters Week 2023

The aim Dying Matters Week is to bring communities together to talk about death, dying and grief.

Wills & Probate

Wednesday April 12, 2023

Direct Cremations: what are they?

Direct cremations are becoming increasingly popular as a no-fuss farewell but what are they?


Monday March 27, 2023

Pets and divorce: who keeps the dog?

A divorce or any kind of separation can be challenging. From disputes over household tech to the family car, things can get complicated. But what if you have a pet?

Thursday March 23, 2023

Case Study: CWC Solicitors successfully represents vulnerable leaseholder respondents at tribunal hearing

Charles Knapper, Consultant Partner at CWC Solicitors, successfully represents vulnerable leaseholder Respondents at Tribunal Hearing.


Wednesday March 22, 2023

Succession planning for your farming estate

Running a farm business can be fulfilling for the whole family but it’s vital to be prepared for the future by putting a succession plan in place.


Wednesday February 15, 2023

Holidays with children after divorce

Divorce is a different experience for everyone, but in any case, its a stressful time that is often heightened when children are involved.

Wills & Probate

Monday January 30, 2023

Gifting and inheritance tax, what should you know?

In the event of your passing, gifting assets can be an effective way to provide for your family’s future without incurring significant Inheritance Tax charges.

Immigration Law

Monday January 23, 2023

My UK visa has been cancelled, what can I do?

Your current visa can be cancelled by the home office at any time which can cause a great deal of concern.

Tuesday December 20, 2022

12 Laws of Christmas

It’s a time to eat, drink and be merry, but with so many celebrations underway, there’s a list of weird and wonderful ways you could be breaking the law over the festive

Family Law

Friday December 9, 2022

How to stay safe from Domestic Abuse Over Christmas

With what can feel like an emotional rollercoaster at a seemingly joyous time of year, there are ways to stay safe around the festive period and places to seek support.


Tuesday November 29, 2022

Becoming a Commercial Property Landlord

Commercial leases allow landlords to rent property out to tenants solely for commercial use, providing monthly revenue and occupancy in their property.

Monday November 14, 2022

Your Guide to Administration Orders

Dealing with debt can be incredibly stressful and worrying. When thinking about managing payments, you could be faced with further concerns.


Tuesday October 18, 2022

Affording divorce during a financial crisis

The cost of living crisis is bringing challenges to many families. Many are feeling the strain and financial stress can be a major cause of the breakdown of relationships

Employment Law

Thursday October 6, 2022

Employment law and mental health

As an employer, it’s important to understand the impact of employment law and mental health. In this guide, we detail the different areas of employment law


Friday September 23, 2022

Curtis Whiteford Crocker and Fursdon Knapper complete merger

The newly merged firm will be known as Curtis Whiteford Crocker incorporating Fursdon Knapper with a total of nine partners across six offices.


Tuesday September 20, 2022

Renting as a cohabiting couple

For a lot of people, dividing property can be one of the most challenging things to do.


Thursday September 8, 2022

A guide to business mergers

If you want to undergo a business merger, then you will first want to be clear on your reasons for doing so.


Wednesday August 24, 2022

How do pensions play a part in divorce?

Pensions are often overlooked when finances are separated upon divorce. They can be one of the biggest assets owned by a married couple.


Friday August 12, 2022

Divorce: Do I need a financial order?

Did you know that even after a divorce, you and your ex-spouse will still be financially linked unless you have obtained a separate financial order?


Friday July 22, 2022

Save 10% with Blue Light & Defence Discount

We offer a 10% discount on all of our private and commercial services for Blue Light card holders and Defence Discount card holders.

Wills & Probate

Friday July 8, 2022

The Importance of Writing a Will

If you have property, assets, and/or children, then writing a will becomes even more important than ever.


Tuesday June 21, 2022

Travelling abroad with children after divorce

No matter how common divorces might be, each one comes with its own set of challenges and difficulties.


Wednesday June 8, 2022

Why you need a solicitor when buying a house

Being a first-time buyer is an exciting milestone in your life, but it can also feel overwhelming.

Family Law

Thursday May 19, 2022

5 Reasons to get a nuptial agreement

The process of marriage is an exciting time for those about to tie the knot. A nuptial agreement is a very popular decision before a marriage or civil partnership


Monday May 9, 2022

Workplace Wellbeing – Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week is upon us, which is the ideal time for UK employers to review their approach to how to boost workplace wellbeing all year round.


Thursday April 7, 2022

The new no-fault divorce law

Yesterday, Wednesday 6th April 2022, the No-Fault divorce was introduced in UK law. Written specifically to remove fault blaming from divorce proceedings.

Danger of using ‘Wealth Preservation Trusts’
Legal Protection

Friday March 11, 2022

Danger of using ‘Wealth Preservation Trusts’

Source – Herrington Carmichael LLP – Lexology

Caring For Disabled Children
Wills & Probate

Tuesday March 1, 2022

Continue caring for disabled children in your will

Concerns about providing for a disabled child is a growing area of wills and probate work.

Young people
Wills & Probate

Friday February 25, 2022

Young people should consider making a will

Lucy Atwill heads up the Wills and Probate department of Curtis Whiteford Crocker, with offices in Plymouth, Tavistock and Torpoint.

Mother and Child

Tuesday February 22, 2022

Separation and contact

If your relationship or marriage has broken down and you’re in need of legal advice to protect the best interests of you and or your children, please don’t hesitate to ge

The benefits of seeking legal advice on divorce

Thursday February 10, 2022

The benefits of seeking legal advice on divorce

If your marriage has broken down we advise to seek the legal advice of a professional to best protect your best interests and assets, contact the team today for friendly

Wills & Probate

Thursday February 10, 2022

Will Writing – one size does not fit all

Planning for your future should always include the writing of a will. But if you have a large estate behind you, settling for a simple will is not going to protect you.

Military Hearing Loss

Tuesday February 8, 2022

Claim compensation for military hearing loss

If you suffer from hearing loss from having inadequate hearing protection when serving in the military, you could be entitled to compensation through your time served.

Wills & Probate

Tuesday February 1, 2022

A digital dimension to drawing up your will

Lucy Atwill heads up the Wills and Probate department of Curtis Whiteford Crocker, with offices in Plymouth, Tavistock and Torpoint

Signing a document
Family Law

Thursday January 20, 2022

Family Court Reforms

The Domestic Abuse Bill is currently making its way through parliament.


Saturday January 15, 2022

Better Regulation Leads to Increase in Equity Release Numbers

Equity Release is increasing in popularity, so you have to make sure you get advice on the law from someone who understands this complex product.

Divorce Law

Thursday January 13, 2022

Divorce Law

A No Fault Divorce Bill by Richard Bacon MP has faltered on its progress through the Commons. The Norfolk MP believes new legislation would end a lot of the mud slinging

Cleaning Products
Wills & Probate

Friday January 7, 2022

Spring Clean? Don’t Forget Your Paperwork

Get in touch with us and let us know how we can help you.

No Will No Say
Wills & Probate

Friday January 7, 2022

No Will, No Say

Original article by Claude Alleston and Holly Parker for Brecher solicitors – source Lexology

Hugging a dog
Wills & Probate

Friday January 7, 2022

Providing for your pets in a Will

Article written & sourced from Brodies LLP – Kevin Winters

Wills & Probate

Thursday January 6, 2022

Report finds parents will not equally split their estates to their children

Research published by Netwealth finds that 47% of people do not intend on splitting their estate equally between their children.

Coffee Break
Wills & Probate

Thursday January 6, 2022

Report finds parents will not equally split their estates to their children

Writing a will and settling your estate is not a comfortable, nor necessarily easy process.

Insolvency Law

Wednesday January 5, 2022

Insolvency Law

Do you need insolvency advice? Yes, if you are unable to rectify the problem in a reasonable period of time.

Winter Couple
Legal Protection

Friday December 10, 2021

Elderly and At Risk Clients

A will can include everything from funeral clauses to appointing executors and even guardianship of any children you may have under the age of 18.

CWC Solicitors

Wednesday December 8, 2021

Roger Miller’s Retirement

We are sad to announce the retirement of Roger Miller from the firm.


Friday November 26, 2021

Divorce six times more likely for couples who meet online

A study has found that married couples who first met online are six times more likely to get a divorce than other couples who had met at university, through family.

Christmas Dinner

Wednesday November 10, 2021

Dealing With Being Divorced At Christmas

The sooner you get in touch to arrange plans over Christmas, the less likely you are to clash.


Tuesday November 9, 2021

Insolvency Law – everything you need to know

If you are struggling and face becoming insolvent, you need the right information to help guide you through the upcoming steps and process.

Divorce Law

Sunday November 7, 2021

‘No-Fault’ Divorces finally backed by MPs

If you wish to discuss this announcement or anything else regarding divorce, please get in contact with a member of our team.

Wills & Probate

Sunday November 7, 2021

How to avoid problems with wills

While a will might seem like a complex legal document, it really is quite simple. A will outlines exactly your wishes for your estate when you pass away.

Could Brexit already be hitting the property market?

Friday October 8, 2021

Could Brexit already be hitting the property market?

The property market is also likely to be affected by changes to the treatment of loan interest for tax purposes on rental income, due to come into effect in April 2018.

CWC Solicitors | Matrimonial & Family Matters
Agricultural Employment Law Wills & Probate

Monday September 20, 2021

Important Things to Consider When Purchasing a Property With a Partner

It might be a difficult and sometimes awkward conversation to have, but if you don’t, things can really go wrong.

Legal Protection

Monday September 20, 2021

Looking After Your Mental Wellbeing in the Workplace – Mental Health Awareness Week

If you’re unsure about your rights within the workplace when it comes to your mental health, please feel free to get in touch with us for more clarity.

Sunday May 9, 2021

Looking After Your Mental Wellbeing in the Workplace – Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health still seems to be a stigmatised subject. Although more and more people are opening up about the subject and attempting to address their own mental health.


Monday April 19, 2021

Important Things to Consider When Purchasing a Property With a Partner

Buying a house with a partner is a big commitment. If you’re unmarried and thinking about buying a property with a partner, it’s crucial to discuss property ownership


Thursday August 27, 2020

Safely Loaning Money or Transferring Part of Your Farm to Your Child

We are seeing that individuals are keen to move onto the property ladder, or help their children to do so.

Wills & Probate

Tuesday January 7, 2020

Proposed Increase to Probate Fees Scrapped

We keep a close eye on legislative changes and how they might impact our customers, so that we can provide them with comprehensive and up-to-date legal advice.

Wills & Probate

Thursday June 13, 2019

Spread of DIY Wills Lead to Increase in Legal Challenges

Its tempting to use a do-it-yourself will kit to decide how to divide your estate after you die, you could create problems that will leave a legal headache.

Plymouth based solicitors, we can help you to understand that cost of making a will with a solicitor.

Wednesday June 12, 2019

PPI Potentially Owing on Thousands of Deceased Estates

Have you been an executor in the last 30 years? It is possible thousands of pounds could be owing to your deceased relatives estate for mis-sold PPI.

Wills & Probate

Tuesday June 4, 2019

Inheritance tax rules ‘save richest families nearly £700m a year’

A clutch of the wealthiest families in the UK are taking advantage of inheritance tax rules designed to help small businesses and landowners.

Wills & Probate

Thursday March 7, 2019

If you die early, how will your children remember you?

The result is a tool to help children mourn their parents – a free app that has been used by thousands of people to leave a legacy of video messages for their families

Tavistock Solicitors Merge

Thursday October 11, 2018

Tavistock Solicitors Merge

Curtis Whiteford Crocker solicitors have merged with one of Tavistock’s longest established firms, Ann Pointer Solicitors.

Wills & Probate

Friday May 25, 2018

Following the Golden rules to avoid problems with Wills

One of the most common challenges to a will is the question of an individual’s capacity at the time it is written.

Dying Matters
Wills & Probate

Wednesday March 14, 2018

Dying Matters

It is also a good idea to get your house in order before you die, which is why many solicitors are involved in Dying Matters.

Sunday November 22, 2015

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