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How to avoid being a Cyber-crime statistic

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Cyber-crime will always be a hot topic amongst businesses and individuals. Although defences are getting much better, there will always be a way to break that defence. It is imperative that we as business professionals and individuals educate ourselves on...

Which is better, civil partnership or cohabit?

Mary Shepherd
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Not everyone wants to get married in a church or registry office. For many cohabiting couples, a civil partnership is far more attractive – it moves away from the concept of women being the ‘property’ of their husbands, and is often far...

Conveyancer of the Year! Kent's Gemma Nie scoops national award

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The annual LFS Awards are renowned as the major industry awards for Conveyancing to cover the UK. The LFS Annual Awards Ceremony was held at the Vox Centre in Birmingham on 18th September 2019 with an audience of over 400 conveyancers from all over the...

When the end of summer spells the end of marriage

Hannah Stanford
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September is traditionally a time of new beginnings, with children off to school or University and parents back to work, but for many couples, the end of summer can spell the end of marriage. Lawyers often talk about ‘divorce day’ in January and...

Business Sales - Why you can't just sell and walk away

Mignonette Ellis
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When business owners reach the difficult and often emotional decision to sell a business which they have either started or grown, they might think that once the deal is done they can leave the business in the capable hands of the new owner and move on to...

A simple guide to Power of Attorney

Barbara Stewart
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When to hand over power of attorney – a gentle guide for dementia sufferers and their family For years, the worry of cancer was one of the UK’s biggest health concerns. Now, another devastating disease has taken its place at the top of the...

Firm gain ISO9001 accreditation

Richard Carter
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Martin Tolhurst Solicitors recently completed a two stage assessment of the entire firm in May and June this year which lasted a period of 13 days. Every single part of the business was reviewed and the assessors report and recommendation have now been...

Kent Solicitors Skydive for Sands

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Eight brave members of the Martin Tolhurst team have signed up to take part in a Charity Sky Dive and jump 12,000ft out of a plane this October to raise money for Sands, the stillbirth and neonatal death charity. This charity was voted...

Heir Hunters - Don't let the state get your estate!

Simon Franklin
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Every year, thousands of people die intestate or without a will. That means they haven’t left any clear guidelines as to how they want their estate divided up among their beneficiaries. The numbers are incredible too, with around 70% of the UK...

Positive growth in Commercial Property

Jane Laird
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Positive Signs of Growth in Commercial Property Transactions According to a report published in June 2019 based on Land Registry data, there are currently positive signs of growth in the commercial property sector. The report published by Search Acumen...

Avoiding inheritance disputes landing in court

Paul Rothwell
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High profile inheritance disputes follow celebrities and the super-rich as surely as night follows day, but such challenges are becoming increasingly common, whatever the values involved.  Some of the names to have made headlines include the artist...

Selling a privately owned limited company?

Andrew Ashley-Edwards
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It’s all in the planning when it comes to selling privately-owned companies. For the shareholding directors of many privately-owned companies, the end-game is focused on selling up before moving on to new ventures or sometimes retirement. But many...

Buying a house for holiday letting

Kevin Denny
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It’s that time of year where we get a few instructions that usually begin with the conversation “We’ve been going on holiday to Devon/Cornwall/Dorset/Norfolk for some years now, we love it there and this time we decided on the spur of the...

Firm shortlisted for multiple LSF Awards!

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Kent Law Firm, Martin Tolhurst Solicitors are delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted for this years ‘Regional Firm of the Year 2019’ and for the first time ‘Best Marketing, Website & Social Media Firm of the Year’...

Proposed reforms to the leasehold system in England

Andrew Ashley-Edwards
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The government has now published its response to the recent consultation on proposed reforms that will affect the current system of leasehold property ownership in England.  The government opened the consultation on 15 October 2018 and received over...

Diversity and Equality Statistics Published

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Martin Tolhurst Solicitors Publish firms SRA Statistics This week Martin Tolhurst Solicitors filed its returns with the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) on Diversity and Equality. The return has to be completed with the SRA every 2...

Cutting someone out of your will

Sarah Begley
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Making will is an important life decision that could save your relatives a great deal of heartache once you’ve gone. You can express your wishes, designate who gets what, and that’s the end of it. Or is it? Law firm Nockolds reported that...

Sands announced as new chosen charity!

Clio Davies
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Following a staff nomination process and an all Firm meeting in May the team at Martin Tolhurst Solicitors have voted decisively for their new chosen charity and are delighted to announce Sands as their new charity partner. The law firm based in the...

Limited Companies - Harrods, Dyson, You?

Mignonette Ellis
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Harrods and electrical pioneer Dyson use the same business model as the local tradesman with a van displaying ‘Limited’ or ‘Ltd’. Yes, really! This exceptional commercial tool is suitable for businesses of a variety of sizes and...

Martin Tolhurst Solicitors raise £10k for North Kent MIND

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Martin Tolhurst Solicitors have just donated an astonishing £10,000 to their chosen charity North Kent MIND. This is a massive achievement for the Kent solicitors where Mental Health Awareness is at the heart of their firms ethos. North Kent...

Cilex Award Shortlisting

Clio Davies
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The CILEx National Awards showcase and celebrate the excellent work, and achievements, of CILEx members, supporters and stakeholder partners. We at Martin Tolhurst Solicitors are absolutely delighted to announce that our firm has been shortlisted for the...

Meet Chloe, our newly qualified solicitor!

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Congratulations to Chloe Wu, who has recently qualified as a Solicitor within our Commercial Law department! Chloe joined the firm in December 2015 as a conveyancing assistant and successfully secured a training contract in February 2017 and since then has...

Know the ground rules before starting in the garden!

Richard Carter
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Warmer weather draws our attention to the outdoors and a visit to the garden centre will be top of the to-do list for many as their thoughts turn to gardens after the slow start to spring.   But being sure of the ground rules is a good idea before...

Women in Law - Nameeta Gujral

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After announcing this month that Nameeta Gujral has been appointed as the third female Partner of the firm, we wanted to share her thoughts with you on being a women in law and her career journey.  Nameeta Gujral has worked as a Family Law...

Team Tolhurst reach the Peaks!

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Martin Tolhurst Solicitors have teamed up with Law Net UK for a charity Challenge over the Peaks of the Lake District to raise money for their chosen charity North Kent MIND. A huge well done goes out to the team, Victoria Aked, Jess Madgett and Emilie Lock...

Law Net Charity Peak Challenge!

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On Friday 12th April three of our very brave team members will be beginning their journey to middle earth (Windermere) to take part in the Law Net Peak Challenge in aid of our current firms Charity, North Kent MIND. They will be covering miles of...

New divorce laws aimed to reduce family conflict

Giles Dobson
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The Justice Secretary, David Gauke, has today announced new legislation to overhaul divorce law and reduce family conflict. Divorcing couples will no longer have to blame each other for the breakdown of their marriage. The announcement follows a public...

Our Commercial Property Case Studies

Andrew Ashley-Edwards
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The commercial department continues to deal with a varied range of property and corporate transactions including: Luxury Barns Project Specialist commercial property solicitor Jane Laird represented a developer who purchased a farm at auction as a...

Firm announce new Partner!

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Martin Tolhurst Solicitors are pleased to announce the appointment of Nameeta Gujral as their newest partner to the firm. The existing partners are delighted to have her join them and look forward to working with her in the future. Nameeta has worked...

Women in Law - Kathiga Mayooran

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Our latest ‘Women In Law’ article shares the story of Kathiga, one of our residential conveyancer based in our Longfield office. Since completing her Legal Practice Course in 2009, Kathiga has focused on dealing with both freehold sale and...

Women in Law - Paige Banks

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Following on from our first Women in Law campaign article last week we wanted to carry on celebrating the women we work alongside. Our second article is about one of our female new enquiry team members, Paige Banks. Paige deals with new enquiries...

Who is entitled to an unclaimed estate?

Sarah Begley
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First, what is an unclaimed estate? An unclaimed estate or unclaimed inheritance occurs when someone dies intestate, i.e. without leaving a will. It may also happen when an old will is in place and the person’s intended beneficiaries died. The general...

Women in Law - Barbara Stewart

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Following on from last weeks International Women’s day we wanted to carry on celebrating the women we work alongside in our firm and share with you a little bit about them! Our first article is about one of the first female Partners of the Firm,...

Celebrating International Womens Day!

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After a record number of women winning at the Oscars (15) beating last years 12, the ‘balance for better’ campaign for this years International women’s day theme couldn’t be more momentous! As it states on the IWD website, balance is...

Mignonette Ellis begins her training contract!

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Having joined Martin Tolhurst Solicitors as a Commercial Property Paralegal in September 2017 we are pleased to announce that Mignonette Ellis has now started her training contract with the firm on 1 March 2019. Mignonette will be undertaking periods of...

Get Savvy for Spring

Jane Williams
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Those thinking about Spring and the changes it may bring are likely to be focused on the countdown towards the Brexit deadline of 29 th March, but there are also homeowners, estate agents and solicitors up and down the country who are wondering whether to...

Legal eagles descend for Charity abseil!

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A group of legal eagles are set to swoop from the skies in a unique fundraising abseil. An eight-person team from Martin Tolhurst solicitors has signed up to do the KM Spring Abseil for mental health charity North Kent Mind. The event is the...

First of its kind - Probate Research Awards

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A world first,  The UK Probate Research Awards  will celebrate the achievements and examples of excellence across forensic genealogy, with the inaugural event taking place on 7 February 2019 at The Mermaid, Puddle Dock, London. The Awards,...

Who chooses whether your kids get vaccinated?

Ashley Le-Core
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For decades, vaccinations have been regarded as the most important form of defence against childhood illnesses like measles, mumps and rubella. And for decades, parents happily vaccinated their kids to protect them (and others) without question. Then,...

Spotted a derelict buildings or structure? Who's responsible?

Jane Williams
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If you own your own property, then you’re generally responsible for the upkeep of the building. The buck stops with you, whether the property is residential or commercial, and by law you have to ensure it’s safe for members of the public to enter...

Meet Hannah, our newly qualified solicitor!

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Congratulations to Hannah who has recently qualified as a Solicitor within our Dispute Resolution team!   Hannah joined the firm in August 2013 working as an administrator during her holidays from University before successfully securing a...

A quick guide for first time buyers

Rebecca Young
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Buying a home is stressful, especially for first-time buyers, so it's wise to do some research to ensure you know exactly what you’re getting yourself into. Conveyancing is the term that refers to the legal process of transferring one person's...

Santa's set the pace for North Kent MIND!

Clio Davies
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On Sunday 16 th December Martin Tolhurst Solicitors organised one of Kent’s biggest charity Santa Dash events ever! With over 300 Santa’s running either the 5k or 10k, groups of friends, families and colleagues sprinted through Cylco Park in...

Relocation of Children after separation

Nameeta Gujral
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These days more and more people are spending time abroad, whether they are overseas on business, trying to build a new life in a different country, or just taking a long trip. There are plenty of reasons a parent might want to take their children abroad for...

Can't afford to get on the property ladder?

Rachel Plumb
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Shared ownership could be an option. The price of properties, even so-called ‘first-time homes’ is completely out of proportion to the average income. To save for a deposit on your first home is now taking house-hunters (especially...

Get off my land!

Simon Franklin
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Who has the right to roam on your property? If you’ve discovered that your property is subject to an easement, you may be wondering who has access and who can pass over your land.  The first thing not to do is panic, but instead to establish...

Tougher New rules for Landlords to protect tenants.

Giles Dobson
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Landlords could face penalties if they are not up to date with the latest legislation designed to protect tenants.  New requirements from October 2018 centre around changes to Section 21 eviction notices for tenancies that were created before October...

Law Net Awards Finalists 2018

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We are very pleased to announce that the firm has been nominated as a finalists at the LawNet Awards 2018 for 'Best Community Contribution', the award is kindly sponsored by Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking. There are a total of eight categories...

Our recent Commercial Case Studies

Andrew Ashley-Edwards
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The firm’s commercial department has in recent weeks completed a wide range of deals including: Sale of National Engineering Company. The firm’s commercial partner Andrew Ashley-Edwards recently completed a high value deal to sell a national...

Triple Win at LFS Awards!

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The LFS Awards are seen as the major industry awards for conveyancing and covers the entire United Kingdom. There are six regional awards and LFS pride themselves on their rigorous judging process describing it as “very thorough, ensuring that award...

5 top tips to make sure your planning application is successful.

Jane Williams
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If you’re attempting to obtain planning permission to develop your property, you need to ensure that you understand exactly what is expected of you, and what requirements you need to meet in order for your application to be granted. These will differ...

Business Partnerships: What You Need to Know

Mignonette Ellis
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What type of business do you operate as? Is it a partnership?  If you and another person carry on a business in common with a view of making profit, then you may be operating as a traditional partnership and not have even known it! That is one of...

The 5K or 10K Charity Santa Dash!

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On December 16th, Martin Tolhurst Solicitors are organising one of Ken't biggest charity 5K or 10K Santa Dashes yet! So why not get into the the festive spirit and support this brand new Christmas event in Kent. This festive dash...

Dealing with debtors

Giles Dobson
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Being in debt and being owed a debt can place significant stress on a person’s personal relationships, professional life and even their health.  However, the situation can be worsened if relevant protocols are not followed by the person owed a...

Airbnb landlords

Abdul Mutallib
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A bump in the night for Airbnb landlords! Rule changes on short term lets could see part-time landlords hit by a new tax bill from next year if they let out their whole property. Homeowners can earn up to £7,500 per year tax free by renting a room to...

Dealing with rent arrears - A 6 step guide for Landlords

Giles Dobson
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It’s every landlord’s nightmare. For whatever reason, your tenants have stopped paying the rent and are now in arrears. If you rely on their rent to cover the mortgage costs of the property, this can be a worrying time. Even if the property is...

Tini Owens loses Supreme Court divorce fight! Do we need to reform outdated divorce laws?

Nameeta Gujral
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Are divorce laws in crisis? On 25 July 2018, the Supreme Court rules that 68-year-old Tini Owens must stay in a “loveless” marriage.  Resolution, an association of specialist family lawyers believe there is a “divorce crisis”...

Whats the difference between freehold and leasehold property?

Jane Williams
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The Government has announced plans to tackle unfair leaseholder arrangements on new-build properties, but in the meantime, as the spring housing market gets into full swing, it’s worth understanding the difference between freehold and leasehold...

Securing the right to see your grandchildren

Ashley Le-Core
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The relationship between grandparents and their grandchildren can be very special and one that most parents fully support.  On occasions, however, access can be cut off or restricted, causing hurt and upset.  Ashley Le-Core, family law expert at...

New laws to prevent property fraud!

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Richard Carter, a Partner specialising in Property matters at the Firm, has reacted to the news of proposed new laws designed to prevent property fraud. “Two years of consultation the Law Commission has proposed some new legislation to modernise the...

5 steps to make child arrangements less painful, especially for the kids!

Nameeta Gujral
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Relationship breakdown can be difficult and highly emotional experience. However it can be ten times worse if there are children involved. Every situation will be different and depend on the unique circumstances of the family unit. Whatever happens, it is...

Perrys Exceptional Awards 2018

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We are delighted to be shortlisted for the Perrys Exceptional Awards 2018 for Business Community Initiative in recognition of outstanding charitable contribution in Kent! This category aims to reward companies that create positive change in the communities...

Kent Solicitors donate beach balls!

Clio Davies
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Martin Tolhurst Solicitors have donated 250 Beach Balls to East Stour Primary School in Ashford after anonymous company misprinted the firm’s logo. Not exactly your every day summer holiday story, meant to be a fun summer gift for the staff, the...

What are your rights as a step-parent?

Giles Dobson
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If you are a recently divorced step-parent and are wondering what rights you have with regard to seeing your step-children, there are a number of things you need to know. Here, we take a look at what happens after a divorce, what measures a step-parent can...

Solicitors support local mental health Charity, North Kent MIND

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Martin Tolhurst Solicitors have confirmed that after a firm wide vote they will now be supporting North Kent MIND as their new chosen charity. The Kent firm has around 160 members of staff and has seen a huge rise in the importance of Mental Health in the...

Law Firm shortlisted for LFS Award

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Kent Law Firm, Martin Tolhurst Solicitors are delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted for this years ‘Training Firm of the Year 2018’ by LFS awards. The awards, which are sponsored by Groundsure, are widely recognised as being the...

Divorce goes virtual!

Ashley Le-Core
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A new online service should cut the stress of applying for a divorce according to the Ministry of Justice, but family law professionals say it’s likely to benefit only those with simple finances who are pursuing the DIY route.   The...

Help spread the word for Mental Health Awareness Week!

Clio Davies
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Stress, the theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 2018, can be defined as the degree to which you feel overwhelmed or unable to cope as a result of pressures that are unmanageable. Becoming overwhelmed by stress can lead to mental health problems By...

Are you liable for inheritance tax?

Sarah Begley
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It’s a worrying thought that due to the rise in value of property in the UK, more people are finding that they may fall into the inheritance tax bracket. When dealing with the death of a loved one the last thing you would expect is an inheritance tax...

Firm Partner returns from The Eurovision song contest !

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You would be hard pushed trying to find a link between UK Business Law and The Eurovision Song Contest, however at Martin Tolhurst Solicitors we have found that link! Our Business Law specialist and Partner Andrew Ashley-Edwards has recently returned from...

Another successful talent shines at Martin Tolhurst Solicitors!

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Martin Tolhurst Solicitors are pleased to announce Rebecca Young, a Trainee Solicitor with the Firm has qualified as a Solicitor and has joined the Firm’s Ashford conveyancing team. The Ashford team now boasts 10 conveyancing specialists, with 35...

No will, no way!

Paul Rothwell
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If you die without a will, who inherits your estate? Well let’s start with what intestacy is. The rules of the intestacy are the laws that determine who will inherit the estate of someone who dies without leaving a will.  If you die without...

Family Proceedings and enforcing financial orders

Mary Shepherd
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Sometimes when the family court orders a payment to be made by your former spouse to settle a financial claim in divorce proceedings, the money owed is not always handed over when it should be.  Where this happens it can be difficult to know what to do....

Estates legal fees!

Paul Rothwell
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In November 2017, the Money section of The Times published an article about Maria Hillman and Paul Cutler who found that their father’s £300,000 estate suffered more than £100,000 in legal fees by the firm of solicitors who administered the...

Martin Tolhurst Solicitors raise £20,000 for Ellenor Charity!

Clio Davies
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Martin Tolhurst Solicitors have just donated an astonishing £20,000 to their chosen charity Ellenor this week. This is a massive achievement for the Kent solicitors firm in helping support such an amazing cause close to their hearts. ...

Helpful tips on settling your differences without going to court!

Ashley Le-Core
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Whether you are married, in a civil partnership, or just living together, splitting up can be an emotional time. If there are children involved, the feelings of hurt and anger can be magnified. However, this is the time when your children need you to be at...

Martin Tolhurst Solicitors Announce New Partner

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Martin Tolhurst Solicitors are delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Rothwell as their newest partner to the firm. Paul originally trained with Martin Tolhurst Solicitors and then worked for another large regional firm, but he has now returned. He...

New Law Society Task Force Member announced

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Martin Tolhurst announces Managing Partner, Richard Carter to join the Law Society, Money Laundering Task Force. Martin Tolhurst Solicitors is proud to be able to announce that Managing Partner, Richard Carter has been selected to join the vital Law...

Kent's Housing Shortfall

Richard Carter
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New Build Housing Shortfall in Kent - Government threatens to act. We are hearing more and more about a “housing crisis”, “generation rent” and “new build shortfalls”.  This week in his Spring Statement the...

Top 10 Last Minute Inheritance Tax Planning Tips

Paul Rothwell
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Ten important items for you to consider before 6 April to reduce inheritance tax on your estate. Tax planning is an important part of your annual spring cleaning. If you want to take advantage of the allowances available to you this tax year, it is...

A notice for all clients regarding office opening

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After a week of all offices being open in difficult weather conditions, we have had to close all offices at 3pm today Friday 2nd March to enable our staff to get home safely. Some offices are in locations experiencing freezing rain and snow with treacherous...

Update regarding office opening

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Our last announcement of today! Our Gravesend and Medway offices will close at 4pm today due to local weather and traffic conditions. Our other 4 offices at Dartford, Ashford, Longfield and Sittingbourne will close at 5pm. We apologise for any inconvenience....

A notice for all clients regarding office opening

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All offices of Martin Tolhurst Solicitors will be open as usual but will have reduced staff due to weather conditions, we thank you for your patience and apologies for any inconvenience caused....

Martin Tolhurst Solicitors to work with new London Estate Agent

Kevin Denny
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Martin Tolhurst Solicitors are delighted to be working closely with new London Estate Agent, Hadleys London in providing our highly rated and professional conveyancing service to both buyers and sellers alike.  Kevin Denny, Conveyancing Partner and his...

Not all First Time Buyers benefit from the Stamp Duty cuts?!

Richard Carter
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Martin Tolhurst Solicitors welcomed the cut to SDLT for First Time Buyers announced by the Chancellor in his budget On Thursday. Residential Property Partner Richard Carter commented: “The payment of a large upfront payment for SDLT has always...

Buy-to-let Landlords - time to consider a sale?

Richard Carter
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Some figures released this week give the first definite indications that landlords in England and Wales are re-evaluating their portfolios and properties, and beginning to sell properties.  Richard Carter, the Managing Partner of Martin Tolhurst and...

A notice for all clients regarding our phone systems

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The firm are experiencing difficulties with its phone systems this morning, Wednesday 15th November. An engineer is working on this as a matter of urgency and the firm hopes to have this rectified shortly. Thank you for your understanding and we...

Reduce the chance of a successful claim against your estate

Paul Rothwell
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Paul Rothwell, Wills and Probate Solicitor in our Gravesend based Wills and Probate department comments on the recent case of Nahajec v Fowle. Recently there have been a couple of cases heard in court about estranged children successfully making claims...

Has your former partner abducted your child?

Ashley Le-Core
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When couples separate, most of the arrangements regarding children can usually be resolved between the parents amicably.  However, in rare cases, the relationship between the parents may have broken down to such an extent that one parent feels compelled...

Christmas and Separated Parents: Putting your children first.

Nameeta Gujral
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Christmas is traditionally a time for families to come together. However for separated or divorced parents, the festive period can be a challenging time. The prospect of spending Christmas day without your children can stir emotions and cause considerable...

Martin Tolhurst Solicitors named 'Training Firm of the Year'

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KENT Law Firm, Martin Tolhurst Solicitors were celebrating at the LawFirmServices Conveyancing Awards last week, on 20th September 2017 – after being announced Training Firm of the Year nationally by LFS at the awards ceremony.

Martin Tolhurst Solicitors appoints record number of Trainee Solicitors

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KENT law firm Martin Tolhurst Solicitors has taken on an additional two new Trainee Solicitors this Summer and now has a record number of Trainee Solicitors this year. The firm, whose head office is in Gravesend but which has 5 other offices throughout...

Short Marriages - a move away from sharing?

Nameeta Gujral
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Very rarely do the outcome of cases result in a change of how courts will deal with the financial outcome of divorcing couples.  The recent Court of Appeal ruling in the case of Julie and Robin Sharp may well have just done that. Mrs Sharp earlier this...

Equality and Diversity

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This week Martin Tolhurst Solicitors filed its returns with the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) on Diversity and Equality. The return has to be completed with the SRA every 2 years. The SRA collects and monitors the data as part of a...

Firm Training Scheme recognised with National Award shortlisting

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The names of the brightest and best from the solicitor profession have been unveiled by the Law Society for its annual Excellence Awards, now in its 11th year. The awards recognise the commitment, enthusiasm, and passion that solicitors dedicate to serving...

Why Small Businesses matter...

Andrew Ashley-Edwards
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Business law specialist Andrew Ashley-Edwards shares his thoughts on his long running affection for the nation’s small businesses. There is no disguising the general decline of the Great British high street in the 21st century and it is regularly...

The return of Gazumping!

Jane Williams
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Research shows that gazumping is back in the property market and Jane Williams, a partner at Martin Tolhurst Solicitors, the South East’s busiest conveyancing firm, has looked at the reason behind gazumping.  Research from Countrywide Estate...

The Dangers of DIY Divorce

Nameeta Gujral
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In a bid to make the divorce and dissolution of civil partnerships process easier for separating couples to understand, the government is introducing a new set of forms to apply for divorce or dissolution with effect from 7 August this year. It is possible...

New Law Commission looks to update will writing and consider mental capacity

Simon Franklin
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Simon Franklin, of the Wills, Trust and Probate department at Martin Tolhurst Solicitors has welcomed the announcement that there is to be a Law Commission to look at updating Will writing laws. Simon said, “Making arrangements for when we pass away...

Ain't no mountain high enough, to keep us from fundraising £20K for ellenor!

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Today our esteemed colleague, Laura Drawbridge, bravely embarks on the mammoth task of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, with a small team accompanying her – all in aid of our charity of the year, ellenor. Having previously taken part in a tandem skydive...