Gumersalls News

Gumersalls News

Modernisation of LPAs

This week, the government launched a 12-week consultation into the modernisation of Lasting Powers of Attorney (‘LPAs’). An LPA is a legal document that allows someone to make decisions about your finances, health, and care for you should you lose mental capacity.

Important Notice – Coronavirus

Whilst our office in Epsom Square is temporarily closed to the public in line with the latest Government guidance on the Coronavirus pandemic, we plan to work as much as possible remotely (ie. by telephone and email and video calls as appropriate) and we will...

We have moved!

We have moved!

We are now in our new offices on the Mezzanine Floor at Epsom Square, Epsom, KT19 8AG (the building where the Library is located).

4 Of The Best Things To Do In Epsom

Those of you about to start house hunting this year and thinking about upping sticks and moving to Epsom have chosen a particularly wonderful part of the world. There’s an awful lot to see and do here, with fun for all the family, so you’ll never be bored. Here are...

Leasehold Costs Unchanged

As the best solicitors Epsom has to offer we are frequently asked to deal with leasehold extensions on property. Extending the lease on a leasehold property is often required to make it more saleable, though it can be an expensive option for some. The way in which the...

Why Is It Important To Write A Will?

Writing a will is something that it’s easy to put off for another day, especially when you’re young. But one newspaper has recently highlighted the importance of getting this legal document sorted out sooner rather than later. Although no-one likes to think about...

January Peak Month For Divorce Proceedings

More people start divorce proceedings in January than at any other time of the year, with many couples realising over the Christmas period that they’re no longer happy with their spouse. The Independent highlighted figures from relationship charity Relate, which...

Divorce Monday Is Upon Us

You may be looking for the best family mediation Epsom has to offer if you had a difficult Christmas period. The first Monday back to work is dubbed ‘divorce Monday’, and with very good reason. The New Year tends to herald in threats of divorce in much the same way...

‘Outdated’ Burial Laws Must Be Reformed

The Law Commission has called on the government to bring outmoded burial laws up to date, saying that a review is necessary because family disputes are on the rise regarding wills and because new burial trends mean more regulation is required. At the moment, a...