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Council Landlord Ignoring Your Disrepair
Housing Disrepair

Is Your Council Landlord Ignoring Your Disrepair?

If you live in a Council Property it is their responsibility to provide a safe, secure, and well-maintained home. Therefore, the Council or Local Authority must repair any reported issues they are legally responsible for, especially if the conditions are affecting your health. If you have complained and they have not fixed the issue in a reasonable timeframe or are ignoring the problem entirely, Nicholson Jones Sutton Solicitors can give you the help you deserve by ensuring the repairs are completed.

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Family Law

What we Recommend for Child Arrangements

Whether you are going through a divorce or separation, deciding on the arrangements for the children can be complicated. As parents, you have a responsibility for your children’s well-being. It should reassure you that there is clear guidance set out within the law to protect the rights of your children.

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Lasting Power of Attorney
Lasting Power of Attorney

Making a Lasting Power of Attorney

We all plan for the future; whether it’s a career, a home, or a family, we all have a direction for our life. Whilst we hate to ponder if the unimaginable could happen to us, it is always better to prepare for all circumstances, and your health and finances should not be any less important. Making a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) will give you and your family peace of mind should the unfortunate happen.

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Housing Disrepair

– What To Do If Your Landlord Won’t Do Repairs –

Whilst we all have our own preferences on the standard of living, a standard that is not acceptable is a home in disrepair.
It is a legal right for tenants to live in a safe environment and it is a legal obligation for your landlord to repair any issues that may compromise it. If you rent from a Housing Association, or a Local Council, you may be entitled to compensation if they fail to repair the property.

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Medical Negligence

What Is Medical Negligence?

Hopefully most of us won’t need to know what medical negligence is, but as doctors are only human, it is likely that medical mistakes will continue to happen.

When lawyers talk about medical negligence, we are referring to carelessness, or substandard care, that has been provided by a medical professional to a patient, which has directly caused injury, or has caused an existing condition to get worse.

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Family Law Matrimonial
Family Law

Parental Responsibility

Parental responsibility is automatically obtained by the mother at the time of birth. A father will obtain it by either being married to the mother, or by being named as the father on the child’s birth certificate.

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