September 18 / News

Government launches consultation on No Fault Divorce

Justice Secretary David Gauke announced last weekend that the government will undertake a consultation on the issue of no fault Divorce.

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September 12 / News

Housing Disrepair Claims

Do you know what your rights are?

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August 29 / Vacancies

VACANCY – Residential Conveyancer (Heswall)

An excellent opportunity has arisen at Maxwell Hodge for a fulltime Residential Conveyancer to join the Property Team.

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August 24 / News

Unmarried Mothers do not have to be left out in the cold

Legal reform for unmarried couples is slow in coming.

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August 6 / News

Owens v Owens – The need for the “No Fault Divorce”

The judgement in the recent Supreme Court Appeal case of Owens and Owens was not what many people hoped for.

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August 2 / News, Vacancies

VACANCY – Residential Conveyancer (Aintree)

An excellent opportunity has arisen at Maxwell Hodge for a fulltime Residential Conveyancer to join our Property Team.

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July 30 / News

Maxwell Hodge see increase in Harassment Claim Enquiries

Under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 it is a criminal offence for someone to Harass you. The act also creates a civil cause of action for individuals who are subject to Harassment.

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July 12 / News

Be prepared – don’t leave important decisions about your finances and health and personal care in the hands of strangers!

Clients often have questions about Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) – they may not be entirely clear what a LPA is, why one might be needed and when they should apply for one.

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July 9 / News

New report warns of looming incapacity crisis

  • 96% of people in the North West leave important health and welfare decisions to chance
  • By 2025, more than 13 million people who are at risk of mental incapacity will not be prepared
  • 73% would like a family member to make medical and care decisions on their behalf, in the event of mental incapacity
  • 78% haven’t discussed end of life medical and care wishes
  • 40% admit to having made no provisions at all, such as a will, LPA, pension or funeral plan
  • Coalition of partners join forces to warn of ‘incapacity crisis’ led by SFE, including Baroness Ilora Finlay, Alzheimer’s Society, Dying Matters, Age UK, Anchor, and SOLLA

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July 6 / News

Maxwell Hodge Solicitors raise funds in aid of Wirral Hospice St John’s

Heswall and West Kirby branches of Maxwell Hodge Solicitors participated in “Make a Will Month” in April, and are pleased to announce that they raised £2,070 in aid of Wirral Hospice St John’s. 

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