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  • Timms Solicitors Join Derby's First Legal Walk
    Team Timms will be joining local legal professionals, family and friends in a 10km sponsored walk around the City of Derby on Monday 2nd October 2017 to raise money for local advice services.Derby’s first Legal Walk will raise vital funds for charities that provide free legal advice for those in need ...
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  • Timms Make Over 300 New Dementia Friends
    With six Dementia Champions across the firm, Timms Solicitors are proud to have made 334 new dementia friends so far this year.The solicitors with offices in Derby, Ashby, Burton and Swadlincote first heard about the Alzheimers Society initiative 3 years ago and were keen to get involved. The Dementia Friends programme ...
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  • New Divorce Petition 2017
    On 7th August 2017 a new divorce petition came into use. Compulsory from 4 September, the form is designed to make the legal process more user friendly. It does remove most of the legal jargon, has more tick boxes and the guidance notes are now included in the form rather than ...
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  • Timms Donate £1000 to Local CSE Charity NWG Network
    Held in June, Timms annual Care Conference attracted over 80 delegates from across the legal sector and local authorities.This year the focus was Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) and the Timms Family Team were joined by a number of experts including Sheila Taylor MBE from NWG Network, Dr Fiona Straw, a ...
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  • Matt Kelly Discusses Inheritance & Estranged Adult Children
    In his recent missive Keith Baldock-Grimes (Knowing what you want when writing a Will) discussed the potential consequences of the final decision in the landmark case of Ilott -v-Mitson (2015) for people leaving Wills making no provision for estranged adult children. Many commentators speculated whether much had really changed or, ...
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  • Government proposes to restrict unfair ground rents and end unfair leasehold practices
    The government is proposing to set ground rents to zero levels and close several legal loopholes in a bid to reduce the current abuse of leaseholds carried out around the UK. The government’s plans include banning new build houses sold as leasehold, and changing the rules on Help to Buy equity ...
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  • Timms Raise £140 for Air Ambulance
    Timms Solicitors recently raised £140 for the Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance.The money was collected whilst at Ashby Show held on Sunday 9th July 2017 at Cattows Farm, Heather. Timms have attended the show for six consecutive years and have a marquee alongside the main showring. This year, the firm ...
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  • Timms, Matt Kelly, becomes a Full Member of Solicitors for the Elderly
    Timms Wills & Probate Solicitor, Matt Kelly, has recently become a full accredited member of the organisation ‘Solicitors for the Elderly’.Matt joins Darren Perry, Head of the Wills & Probate team to be the firms second fully accredited member. Keith Baldock-Grimes, Sara Hilliard and Amy Quinn are also associate members.Solicitors for ...
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