Dibbens News

Have you been left out of a will?

Have you been left out of a will? Or perhaps the deceased didn’t leave a will and you’re not entitled under their intestacy? This can be a difficult time – the sadness of bereavement coupled with the discovery that you haven’t been provided for. Please seek legal advice from an expert solicitor as soon as […]

Moving Home During Covid-19 & Lockdown

Whether it’s a castle or a houseboat, a retirement flat or an off-plan new build, there’s always a lot to think about when you move home and especially during Covid-19. Make sure you instruct an experienced Conveyancing Team with a proven track record in buying and selling homes for their clients. Moving home during Covid-19 You can […]

Divorce and Financial Settlement During Covid-19

If lockdown has shown up the fault lines in your relationship you may be wondering about divorce – in particular how it would work out financially for you and your family. But before taking action please make sure you speak to an experienced family lawyer. Divorce and Covid-19 Life has fundamentally changed for all of us. […]

Equity Release – 10 Things You Need to Know

Equity Release is a way of unlocking capital from your home whilst you remain living in it. This can be the solution if you’re short of ready cash but there are risks and so you must obtain expert legal advice before finalising the deal. It’s vital you consider all the options including realising cash in […]

When Do You Need a Grant of Probate?

When do you need a Grant of Probate? You usually need one to deal with the estate of someone who has died, and on the face of it the process can be relatively straightforward. But unfortunately there are often complications, and of course it can be a sad and emotionally demanding task. If you are […]

How Do I Make a Lasting Power of Attorney?

A question we are frequently asked, How Do I Make a Lasting Power of Attorney? There’s a lot of guidance online but the process can be tricky so you might want to consult an expert lawyer. Do I need a Lasting Power of Attorney? It’s a good idea. You may at some point in the […]

Can You Contest a Will? Is the Will valid?

Can you contest a Will? You may, for instance, be wondering whether the Will is valid. Or you may feel it overlooks you. What’s the best thing to do? The first step is probably to contact an experienced litigation lawyer. Was the Will validly signed and witnessed? A Will is valid if it complies with the […]

Macmillan Coffee Morning at Dibbens

If you are in Wimborne pop in to see us at Dibbens and have a coffee and a slice of cake? Takeaway cake is available! Dibbens are holding two coffee mornings for Macmillan Cancer Support. Friday 30th September and Tuesday 4th October 2016 between 10.00am and 2.30pm. Dibbens Solicitors 3 West Borough Wimborne Let’s raise […]

Dibbens Retains Lexcel Accreditation

  Dibbens Retains Lexcel Accreditation The firm which attained Lexcel Accreditation in 2011 has retained it’s accreditation having undergone the annual independent assessment required by the Standard. Lexcel is the Law Society’s practice management Standard and is awarded to practices which meet certain management and client care standards following independent assessment. Tony Mellowes, the firm’s […]