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Solicitors in Essex, Colchester, Chelmsford, London – Fisher Jones Greenwood

Coronavirus: COVID-19 Legal Advice Hub

Covid-19 brought about unprecedented circumstances for many; nobody could foresee just quite how dramatically it would affect various aspects of everyday life. At Fisher Jones Greenwood it is our job to support and guide our clients through these kinds of situations, and so we are here for you every step of the way as you navigate through life after Coronavirus.

Whatever your current situation is, whether it’s to do with your safety at home, housing, finances, employment or planning for later life, you can rest assured that the team at FJG have all of the expert advice that you need to recover and move forward with a positive mindset.

Covid-19 Guidance for your Family

Divorce and Covid-19, Separation and Legal Issues

Going through a divorce or separation is never easy, no matter the circumstances. However, when a pandemic develops during the middle of your proceedings it makes everything doubly hard. If you’re looking for advice around how your divorce proceedings could be affected by Covid-19, then look no further than Fisher Jones Greenwood. Our expert team is here to provide you with all the knowledge you need to anticipate anything heading your way.

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Covid-19 and the impact on Child Arrangements

Separated parents are under huge pressure due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdown. The child arrangements that were in place just before the pandemic might not be suitable now, especially if anyone involved needs to self isolate. You may have other questions or worries about child arrangements and COVID-19, and if you make the choice to make an informed decision around childcare then you may be worried about the fact that you may potentially be breaching court orders. Here at FJG Solicitors, we have the very best legal advice for you so that you feel that you know all of your options and where you stand in terms of child arrangements

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Fertility treatment during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Embarking on fertility treatment is often an emotional and stressful time for anyone looking to start a family. However, at FJG Solicitors we understand and appreciate the additional stress and difficulties that the Coronavirus pandemic may have caused you.

Now that the UK Government has announced that fertility clinics have the green light to reopen, you must have all of the correct guidance and advice about what you are legally obliged to as you move forward on your journey.

Safety should always be a priority, and many clinics will have different rules and regulations in place as they look to resume treatment for their clients. Speak to the experts at FJG today to find out what you may be entitled to as you resume treatment.

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Coronavirus: Covid-19 and Domestic Violence

Nobody’s safety in their own home should have been compromised by Covid-19, but unfortunately, the National Domestic Abuse helpline saw a 25% increase in calls and online requests once the UK Government has introduced lockdown measures. FJG Solicitors have all of the guidance to provide you with the help you need if you have found yourself in a dangerous situation as a result of Coronavirus. Find out what help is available today.

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Life Changes during COVID-19 Pandemic

If you’re looking to start, or are in the process of implementing some significant legal changes in your life then it’s vital that you have guidance from an experienced group of solicitors.

Perhaps you’re looking to instate a Lasting Power of Attorney in your life, or you may be looking to amend a will that is already in place? Whatever the situation, FJG Solicitors are on hand with their knowledgeable team of experts to provide you with the guidance that you need to ensure that any changes are in place appropriately.

If you have any queries or concerns about life changes during the COVID-19 pandemic, then don’t hesitate to speak to FJG today, or you can find more information here.

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Wills and COVID-19

When you’re trying to make arrangements for later life, you must adhere to the strict requirements to make sure that everything goes through accordingly.

Unfortunately, Coronavirus (COVID-19) has made this increasingly difficult for many who are wanting to finalise any proceedings around Wills, Life Planning & Probate. Fortunately, here at FJG Solicitors, our experts are on hand to help.

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Coronavirus: Covid-19 and the need for Lasting Powers of Attorney

A Lasting Power of Attorney allows you to appoint at least one individual to make decisions for you on your behalf. This can be hugely reassuring for you should you find yourself affected by a serious illness such as COVID-19.

Of course, there are many legal implications around appointing an attorney, and you must adhere to the correct legislation. FJG has a dedicated team of expert solicitors with all of the essential knowledge for putting an LPA in place.

If you would like to find out more information then you can do so here, or contact the team today.

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Covid-19, Homes and Property Updates

Moving home during the Coronavirus pandemic

It has long been claimed that moving home is one of the most stressful processes that we go through in adult life, and that’s without the prospect of a global pandemic hovering over your head.

The Coronavirus pandemic has posed problems for nearly all of us, not least those of us who are in the middle of purchasing or selling a home.

Thankfully, the UK Government has now put guidance in place meaning that those who are hoping to move home can do so, but it’s still imperative that you have solicitors in place to represent you most appropriately.

For more guidance on moving home during the COVID-19 pandemic, contact FJG Solicitors today or click here.

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Renting amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

When Coronavirus became a national emergency, one of the first areas to receive emergency legislation was for those who were residential tenants. The emergency provisions put in place were designed to balance the needs of both landlords and tenants, with emphasis on protection from eviction. The team here at Fisher Jones Greenwood has a wealth of knowledge around these provisions, meaning that we’re ideally placed to advise you on any situation.

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Commercial tenants and Coronavirus: Covid-19

If you’re a business owner, Covid-19 brought enough challenges without you having to worry about eviction from your commercial property. Thankfully Government legislation was pushed through parliament earlier this year to protect commercial tenants from being wrongfully evicted during these unprecedented times. If you require more guidance for commercial tenants around Covid-19, then get in touch with FJG Solicitors today.

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The impact of Coronavirus on Debt & Tax

Debt and COVID-19

Covid-19 has had a huge impact on the UK economy, meaning that many have found themselves in a turbulent financial predicament. With businesses having to completely overhaul how they operate, it may be a struggle to ensure that all invoices are paid. Our team at Fisher Jones Greenwood are experts in assisting clients with debt recovery queries. Speak to our Dispute Resolution team today for the best advice.

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Tax and COVID-19

Did you know that due to Coronavirus, HMRC have extended the deadline for when they need to receive notifications of an option to tax land and buildings from 30 days to 90 days? To find out more about this deadline, and everything else you need to know about tax and Covid-19, click here.

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COVID-19 advice for Employers & Employees

Coronavirus: Covid-19 and Employment Law

With Coronavirus came a long list of questions around Employment Law. You may have questions around what to do if your employee falls ill with Coronavirus, what happens if your workplace has to close, or what support is available; whatever your query, the experienced team at FJG are here to help. Read all of our guidance and advice around employment law here.

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COVID-19 and Furlough Updates

When the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme was launched earlier this year, it meant that many business owners and their employees could breathe a sigh of relief. However, it also brought with it many questions, and the rules and guidelines must be adhered to for employers and employees alike to benefit fully from the scheme. We have answers to all of your questions around furlough and Covid-19, so you can be sure that you’re taking the right action when it comes to the welfare of your team.

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COVID-19 Advice for Agency Workers

There are often complexities around bringing agency workers or “temps” into your business, but don’t let the activity surrounding Covid-19 worry you further about the impact of Coronavirus on agency workers; we are here to help. Click here to read all of our expert advice on agency workers and the impact of Covid-19.

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The implications of COVID-19 on Immigration

Coronavirus: Covid-19 and Visas

If you have an immigration appeal pending, or concerns around a visa expiring, then it’s more important than ever that you are up to date on all of the latest legislation and news around how Coronavirus may impact you. The team at Fisher Jones Greenwood have everything you need to know if you’re in either situation. Find out more here.

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General updates about COVID - 19

FJG and Coronavirus

These days it can feel like there is new information released by the Government daily. Here at Fisher Jones Greenwood, we’ve collected all of the latest guidance and advice in a reliable place so that you always feel up to date with the latest news.

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COVID-19 updates for Essex

Advice is changing on an almost weekly basis right now when it comes to the do’s and don’ts of Coronavirus.

To ensure that you’re up to date with all of the latest news for your local area, FJG always recommends consulting the official Government and Healthcare Organisations.

To make this as easy as possible for you, we have all of the latest advice below, and if you have any questions on what any of this means for you, or someone you know, then don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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