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  • A Turn Up For The Books - Refunds Due From The Office of The Public Guardian
    It is not often that Governmental agencies announce that money may be owed to people due to overpayments. However, the Office of the Public Guardian (‘The OPG’), which monitors deputies and attorneys has launched a scheme to refund people who paid more than they should have done for applying to register ...
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  • Tessa Dunleavy Joins Timms Childcare Team
    Timms Solicitors have strengthened its Family Law team with the appointment of Tessa Dunleavy. Exclusively practising in the area of Children Law, Tessa brings with her 18 years of experience working within Derby and Derbyshire.Tessa has represented parents, grandparents, local authorities and children in matters relating to care proceedings and private ...
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  • How Changes to EPC Regulations in 2018 will affect your Properties
    From April 2018, a new legal standard for minimum energy efficiency will apply to both domestic and non-domestic rented properties. In order to achieve the UK’s legislative targets, CO2 emissions from all buildings must be ‘close to zero’ by 2050. This implies, in the longer term, UK buildings will need to ...
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  • What Should I go for in my Divorce Settlement?
    It is often difficult to know what to prioritise and how to proceed with a divorce settlement. A recent article in The Guardian answers a few frequently asked questions https://www.theguardian.com/money/2018/jan/08/what-should-i-go-for-divorce-settlement-house-propertyAt Timms we have the experience and expertise to relieve the headache and offer clear, transparent guidance during your separation or divorce. ...
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  • Timms Solicitors - Year in Review 2017
    2017 was a great year for Timms - Click here to view the presentation we've made about our best bits!  You might even see a few familiar faces!
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  • Fixed Fee Divorce & Finances
    Last Monday was dubbed ‘Divorce Day’ by many due to the post-Christmas money worries which often send disillusioned couples to divorce lawyers. This recent BBC article details some of the financial implications of divorce http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-42598969At Timms we work all year round to ensure that our fixed fee divorces enable people to ...
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  • Timms Solicitors Sign Up to The Breakfast Club
    Following the successful launch of the Breakfast Club at a Marketing Derby Bondholder event in October, Timms Solicitors have agreed to sponsor The Bemrose School’s club for the whole of the 2017/18 academic year. The scheme, which provides free breakfast’s to children across Derby, is funded through local business and has ...
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  • Inheritance Tax - Residence Nil Rate Band
    In April 2017 we saw the introduction of the new Residence Nil-Rate Band (RNRB) for Inheritance Tax purposes. This allowance provides individuals with an additional inheritance tax free amount of £100,000 for the tax year 2017/2018, rising to £175,000 by 2020/2021, subject to strict conditions being met. This new allowance ...
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