Make a Will

A common misconception is that you do not need to make a Will in order to ensure that your assets pass to your loved ones when you die. This is not always the case and it is therefore very important that you have the benefit of legal advice in order to make sure that upon …

Our business

Dixon Stewart Solicitors. In spite of the name there are three of us. Andrew Dixon, me (Helen Stewart) and Benedict Ryan. Yes, Benedict – Ben for short. Andrew and I have been partners in law since 1995 and Ben joined us in 2001. He did not need to put his name on the door to …

ENVIRONMENTAL MATTERS

Utilities, including British Gas and other providers are currently offering to take 25 year leases of roof spaces of residential dwellings to place solar panels on the roof. The benefit for the home owner, aside from the knowledge that they have helped the environment, is that they may obtain around £1,000.00 per annum plus a …

The Health and Welfare Lasting Power of Attorney

You may remember reading the results of the recent Care Quality Commission’s report. They made unannounced visits at hospitals for the purposes of assessing the care provided to elderly patients. The findings were described as alarming. The elderly in hospital are vulnerable at times of illness and the involvement of relatives and close friends can …