Whilst I advise regularly on the resolution of financial matters upon parties separating, I am also frequently asked to advise about arrangements for children. As in all areas of my practice, communication and considering compromises is key.
Shakin’ Stevens famously declared Christmas as the season of “love and understanding”, and in most cases that is true. It is not always rosy however, as Hartlepool Solicitors Tilly Bailey & Irvine explain …
Q. I’ve been thinking about taking 25% of my occupational pension tax free and using it to pay off my mortgage. A friend has warned that it could affect my Jobseekers Allowance if I do. Is that correct?
Q. In previous winters I received a cold weather payment as part of my Income Support entitlement, but I recently changed benefits to Universal Credit. Can I still get this payment with Universal Credit?
In the many good news stories we’ve been involved in recent weeks – including the opening of Hartlepool’s Church Square and a multi-billion pound energy project just across the river – there’s one I’m particularly proud of.
Picture it; the law firm you are using suddenly goes into liquidation, so what do you do next? Tilly Bailey & Irvine’s Personal Injury solicitors in Hartlepool have stepped in to rescue this very scenario before ...
I recently secured an award in the sum of £19,000 for a client following an accident he was involved in at work back in 2016. It was a case that highlights the fact that an injury could well be undervalued.