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Protecting Your Business: The Importance of Commercial Property Insurance

Friday November 3, 2023

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

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

Friday October 20, 2023

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

Tenancy rights that every student should know

Thursday October 12, 2023

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

Prices of work visas set to increase this month

Thursday October 5, 2023

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

Your Legal Rights on World Mental Health Day

Friday September 29, 2023

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.

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Penalty Clauses Vs. Liquidated Damages Clauses

Friday September 22, 2023

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

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

Friday September 15, 2023

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

CWC Academy: Tips for future law students

Friday September 8, 2023

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

CWC Staff Stories: Introducing Olivia Clements

Wednesday August 23, 2023

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

How long does conveyancing take?

Friday August 18, 2023

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

When home improvements go wrong – Construction mediation explained

Friday August 4, 2023

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

Understanding UK Visa Sponsorship Requirements for Employers

Understanding UK Visa Sponsorship Requirements for Employers

Friday July 21, 2023

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


Residential leasehold and freehold conveyancing, what are they?

Saturday July 15, 2023

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?

Is equity release an option for me?

Wednesday June 21, 2023

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

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Separated parents and negotiating Father’s Day arrangements

Friday June 16, 2023

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

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CWC retains Lexcel accreditation for 11th year

Tuesday May 30, 2023

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

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CWC Stories: Introducing Charlie Potts

Tuesday May 23, 2023

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

Mental Awareness Week: Looking After Yourself During Divorce

Friday May 19, 2023

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

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CWC Stories: Introducing Lisa-Marie Baker

Wednesday May 3, 2023

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

Dying Matters Week 2023

Monday April 24, 2023

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

Wills & Probate

Direct Cremations: what are they?

Wednesday April 12, 2023

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


Pets and divorce: who keeps the dog?

Monday March 27, 2023

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?

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

Thursday March 23, 2023

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


Succession planning for your farming estate

Wednesday March 22, 2023

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.


Holidays with children after divorce

Wednesday February 15, 2023

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

Gifting and inheritance tax, what should you know?

Monday January 30, 2023

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

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

Monday January 23, 2023

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

12 Laws of Christmas

Tuesday December 20, 2022

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

How to stay safe from Domestic Abuse Over Christmas

Friday December 9, 2022

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.


Becoming a Commercial Property Landlord

Tuesday November 29, 2022

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

Your Guide to Administration Orders

Monday November 14, 2022

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


Affording divorce during a financial crisis

Tuesday October 18, 2022

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

Employment law and mental health

Thursday October 6, 2022

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


Curtis Whiteford Crocker and Fursdon Knapper complete merger

Friday September 23, 2022

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


Renting as a cohabiting couple

Tuesday September 20, 2022

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


A guide to business mergers

Thursday September 8, 2022

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


How do pensions play a part in divorce?

Wednesday August 24, 2022

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


Divorce: Do I need a financial order?

Friday August 12, 2022

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?


Save 10% with Blue Light & Defence Discount

Friday July 22, 2022

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

The Importance of Writing a Will

Friday July 8, 2022

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


Travelling abroad with children after divorce

Tuesday June 21, 2022

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


Why you need a solicitor when buying a house

Wednesday June 8, 2022

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

Family Law

5 Reasons to get a nuptial agreement

Thursday May 19, 2022

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


Workplace Wellbeing – Mental Health Awareness Week

Monday May 9, 2022

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.


The new no-fault divorce law

Thursday April 7, 2022

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

Danger of using ‘Wealth Preservation Trusts’

Friday March 11, 2022

Source – Herrington Carmichael LLP – Lexology

Caring For Disabled Children
Wills & Probate

Continue caring for disabled children in your will

Tuesday March 1, 2022

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

Young people
Wills & Probate

Young people should consider making a will

Friday February 25, 2022

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

Mother and Child

Separation and contact

Tuesday February 22, 2022

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

The benefits of seeking legal advice on divorce

Thursday February 10, 2022

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

Will Writing – one size does not fit all

Thursday February 10, 2022

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

Claim compensation for military hearing loss

Tuesday February 8, 2022

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

A digital dimension to drawing up your will

Tuesday February 1, 2022

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

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Family Law

Family Court Reforms

Thursday January 20, 2022

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

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Better Regulation Leads to Increase in Equity Release Numbers

Saturday January 15, 2022

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

Divorce Law

Thursday January 13, 2022

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

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Wills & Probate

Spring Clean? Don’t Forget Your Paperwork

Friday January 7, 2022

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

No Will No Say
Wills & Probate

No Will, No Say

Friday January 7, 2022

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

Hugging a dog
Wills & Probate

Providing for your pets in a Will

Friday January 7, 2022

Article written & sourced from Brodies LLP – Kevin Winters

Wills & Probate

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

Thursday January 6, 2022

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

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Wills & Probate

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

Thursday January 6, 2022

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

Insolvency Law

Insolvency Law

Wednesday January 5, 2022

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

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Legal Protection

Elderly and At Risk Clients

Friday December 10, 2021

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

Roger Miller’s Retirement

Wednesday December 8, 2021

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


Divorce six times more likely for couples who meet online

Friday November 26, 2021

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.

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Dealing With Being Divorced At Christmas

Wednesday November 10, 2021

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


Insolvency Law – everything you need to know

Tuesday November 9, 2021

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

‘No-Fault’ Divorces finally backed by MPs

Sunday November 7, 2021

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

Wills & Probate

How to avoid problems with wills

Sunday November 7, 2021

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?

Could Brexit already be hitting the property market?

Friday October 8, 2021

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.

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Important Things to Consider When Purchasing a Property With a Partner

Monday September 20, 2021

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

Legal Protection

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

Monday September 20, 2021

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.

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

Sunday May 9, 2021

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.


Important Things to Consider When Purchasing a Property With a Partner

Monday April 19, 2021

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


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

Thursday August 27, 2020

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

Wills & Probate

Proposed Increase to Probate Fees Scrapped

Tuesday January 7, 2020

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

Spread of DIY Wills Lead to Increase in Legal Challenges

Thursday June 13, 2019

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.

PPI Potentially Owing on Thousands of Deceased Estates

Wednesday June 12, 2019

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

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

Tuesday June 4, 2019

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

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

Thursday March 7, 2019

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

Tavistock Solicitors Merge

Thursday October 11, 2018

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

Following the Golden rules to avoid problems with Wills
Wills & Probate

Following the Golden rules to avoid problems with Wills

Friday May 25, 2018

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

Dying Matters

Wednesday March 14, 2018

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.

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