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Portals in Time and Space

Now when I was a kid a portal was something we could only dream about – a doorway through time and space, a wormhole to a distant galaxy which we...

The passing of Vnuk

Rest in Peace, Vnuk. No, Vnuk is not some dark age Saxon warlord, but the passing of a point of motor insurance law which has implications for most UK motorists...

What Kinds of Personal Injury Are There?

The topic of personal injury is a vast and difficult to understand one, particularly in regards to personal injury claims. In any kind of claim, the type of injury and...

What our clients say about us

Sharon, can I take this opportunity to thank you for all your hard work over the last two years. It has been a difficult time but you made it far...

No Fault Divorce coming soon!

Our client’s have been asking us when the “no fault” divorces come into play. We can now confirm that this will be on 6th April 2022! Lawyers have been requesting...

What Is Parental Responsibility?

Parental responsibility is a legal term commonly encountered by those separating from their partner or spouse and are looking to make arrangements regarding children. During such an emotional and tumultuous...

How to Get a Divorce?

Here at Salmons Solicitors, we understand how stressful getting started with divorce proceedings can be. That’s why our expert team of family lawyers are here to help. Whether you’re worried...

Do I Need A Solicitor To Get A Divorce?

Divorce is a legal process which ends a marriage. Divorce proceedings can be either complex or relatively straightforward, depending on the nature of your relationship, financial situation and whether you...

What are the Grounds for Divorce in England?

A divorce, or dissolution of marriage, is a legal action undertaken between two people to terminate the marriage relationship. As with any legal action, there is a standard process and...

What Is A Child Arrangement Order?

If parents decide to separate, one of the most important factors to consider is arrangements for children. For example, where children will live, how much time they’ll spend with each...

What is a Prenuptial Agreement?

Often people carry the misconception that prenuptial agreements are reserved for the rich and famous. They couldn’t be more wrong. If you’re entering into a marriage, it’s important to know...

Recognising the Signs of Domestic Abuse

Unfortunately, domestic abuse is all too common in society, and the lockdown measures that filled most of 2020 saw a significant rise in the number of cases. Therefore, it’s never...

Coronavirus Statement

It is no secret that the Coronavirus is affecting, and will continue to affect, the ability of the UK to carry on with daily life, as normal for the foreseeable...

What Should I Do If I’ve Been Involved in a Road Traffic Accident?

In the wake of a road traffic accident, there are four main steps you should take to help your situation and lay the groundwork for making a claim. It is...

Personal Injury Claims with Salmons Solicitors

Salmons Solicitors have always had a strong presence across North Staffordshire as specialists in personal injury claims. Our Solicitor Stephen Brookes handles all cases personally, having been an Assessor of...

Commonly Asked Questions about Lasting Power of Attorney

A Lasting Power of Attorney legal document allows you to nominate a trusted relative or friend to look after your affairs if you lost capacity. Thinking what would happen if...

Domestic Violence on “lockdown”

”COVID-19 household-isolation is having a direct impact on survivors with abuse already escalating and we have seen this reflected in demand for our digital services. Accessing support online can be...

New family solicitor joins our team

Sharon Whiston joined us in February 2020, to provide a family law service to our clients. Sharon has been qualified since 2009 and has an excellent rapport with her clients....

Office Closure 1st May 2018!

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A Review of the Law relating to Child Abuse compensation claims – a Retreat from Z v UK?

The question of whether a public authority, typically a County or City Council, is liable for the faults of its employees in the exercise and discharge of functions imposed upon...

Tripping Claims Again!

In order to succeed with a claim for injuries arising from tripping over a pothole in a badly maintained highway a claimant has to prove that the defect was dangerous,...

Heather Illot v The Blue Cross – March 2017

The case of Illot v The Blue Cross has been keenly watched by legal practitioners advising on the entitlement of family members cut from a will. Hitherto, it was thought...

Association of Personal Injury Lawyers Reports on Latest Government Folly

The Government is still deluding itself in thinking that denial of access to justice will cause insurance premiums to fall. Read the full report here – Detail of what is...

Law Society Responds to Government Consultation

We report today that The Law Society has responded to the Government’s consultation on banning compensation claims for whiplash injuries and requiring all personal injury claims worth less than £5000...