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Make sure you have proper legal representation if you are arrested by the police

Don't say anything without your lawyer being present in a police interview...

For most people a visit to the police station is something you want to avoid. If you have to visit, it is either as a victim of …

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Fourteen members of staff from Hunt & Coombs Solicitors go for a walk in the Peak District

Bog hopping and uphill walking

On Saturday 23rd April, a group of fourteen staff and family members (plus two Labradors!) set off for an enjoyable walk in the …

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Homes can be at risk to pay for care fees.

Protecting your property from care...

Most couples own their home jointly in a way which means that on death of one spouse the survivor automatically owns the whole …

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Can an employer monitor an employee’s private communications at work?

Can an employer monitor an employee’s private communications at work?

Employers must be very careful if intending to monitor an employee’s communications. Whilst the ECHR held in this case that the …

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Most motor insurance policies provide cover for injuries drivers cause through accidents

Deliberate 'accidents' – are we fully insured…

With around 23,000 people killed or seriously injured on the roads each year in the UK, it is often said that in the wrong hands a …

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Is self litigation (or representing yourself in court) the best way of getting a divorce and should you have expert family legal help?

‘Unbundling’ family law

In recent years the term ‘unbundling’ has made its way in to family law and has come around since Legal Aid became limited and …

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What are your rights when employed and then go on matenity leave and also what are the rights if you are an employer?

She’s on Maternity Leave...

I have recently received a number of enquires relating to maternity leave and, in particular, from employers querying when they …

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Should Gary Lineker stick to promoting crisps?

In answer to the above question, I would say, very simply, yes. The 55 year old retired footballer took to voicing his opinion on …

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Sexual offences are serious ,atters and carry a custodial sentance and registration on the Sex Offenders Register.

“That makes no sense” is no defence!

Sexual offences as we all know are serious matters which carry for most the consequences of custodial sentences and registration …

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Hunt & Coombs Solicitors exhibit at the Huntingdon Business Fair 2016

Huntingdon Business Fair 2016

Great day had by all at the Huntingdon Business Fair, meeting and making new contacts and discussing how we can help businesses …

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