We are Sussex solicitors in Eastbourne, Hailsham, Polegate and Meads, East Sussex and are here to advise you on any matters relating to family law, for example, divorce, separation or any child-related issues, employment issues or maybe you are moving house and need property conveyancing. Perhaps you need to write a will or deal with any probate, financial, trust or tax issues. We are here to advise you and also offer assistance with any general litigation issues you may have.
Family Law Solicitors
The family department will help you resolve your matter swiftly and economically – with a focus on resolving matters amicably. Specialising in all aspects of Family Law we offer a free no obligation 30 minute appointment to help and advise you in what can be a stressful and uncertain time.
If you are thinking of buying or selling your home, we can assist from the initial stages through to completion and beyond. We have a highly skilled conveyancing department, which is a must for the smooth running of house sales and purchases.
Property Law Solicitors
In addition to the traditional buying and selling of houses, we are able to advise you on a range of residential property issues including: property investment; remortgages; equity releases; transfers of equity; and voluntary land registration.
Through many years of experience Hart Reade’s Probate Department is able to provide a thoughtful and efficient service in the administration of estates. We ensure the process is carried out efficiently and at a cost that is proportionate to the value of the estate and the complexity of the deceased’s affairs.
Employment Law for Individuals
Employment law is complex and different rules can sometimes interact with one another with unexpected consequences. Employment law is also subject to regular change as a result of legislation and decisions of the Courts and the Employment Appeal Tribunal.
Writing a Will
A Will enables you to set down what you wish to happen to your assets when you die. A Will must be in writing and properly witnessed and there are many strict rules about its contents and the way in which it must be completed.
Power of Attorney
A Power of Attorney is an important document and you should take great care in choosing your Attorneys. They should be trustworthy and have applicable skills to make the decisions that you are entrusting to them.
Deputyship & Court of Protection
Where an individual has lost capacity to handle their affairs or make decisions about their health and care without having…
Management of Affairs
One of the many services offered by Hart Reade within our Private Client Department is assisting clients with the management of their property and financial affairs.
Trusts & Tax
There are strict rules which apply and expert knowledge is required to comply with the requirements of the law and, above all, to ensure that a Trust is only employed where it is likely to be beneficial.
Going to court is a source of great worry and concern to most people. So much so that many feel they have little option but to avoid the confrontation and suffer financial loss as a result. It is very common for perfectly valid cases to be abandoned for this reason.
Contesting a Will
We understand if you have lost someone close this will be a difficult time for you. It is particularly difficult if you find that person’s Will does not say what you expect it to. It may be that you have been left out of a Will or left with inadequate financial provision, or you believe the person who made the Will did not understand it