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Legal information and documents to help you through the building life cycle, from setting up the initial contracts through to dealing with any complaints during or after a building project has been completed.Go to 'Building work'
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Use this document to create a contract with a builder to complete small-scale building work in a domestic environment. It is intended to encompass minor alterations to the home including decorating, garden design, and other small jobs.Take a lookView all documents in "Building work"
Use this letter to request an estimate or a quotation from a builder for undertaking building work. An estimate is an educated guess at what a job may cost, whilst a quotation is a fixed price for the work completed.
Legal information and documents to help you deal with any complications arising from either buying or selling things, be it pets, motor vehicles or other general items.Go to 'Buying & selling'
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Use this document to draw up an agreement for the private sale of a motor vehicle between individuals, where the vehicle is not subject to a loan or charge against it.Take a lookView all documents in "Buying & selling"
This document is for the sale of goods by a private individual (a person not acting in the course of business) to another private individual or a business. It is not suitable for use by a business.
Helping you deal with complaints and disputes resulting when something goes wrong with a supplier, be it a neighbour, restaurant, utility supplier, bank or even a solicitor.Go to 'Complaints & disputes'
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Use this letter to complain to a neighbour about excessive noise. You should keep a copy of this letter when you send it along with any other correspondence between you and your neighbour.Take a lookView all documents in "Complaints & disputes"
This pack provides you with a large range of document templates for dealing with a problem with goods you have purchased. It provides templates for requesting a refund, a replacement, or compensation in the event of goods being unfit for purpose, damaged during delivery, faulty or poorly repaired.
Getting divorced is never an easy decision, but once you've reached that decision, we can help to navigate you through the maze of complicated divorce forms in a transparent and cost-effective way.Go to 'Divorce'
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Divorcing can be difficult, so we've done our best to make the process as quick and simple as possible. This pack includes the Divorce Petition required to start the process, along with the rest of the documents that could subsequently be needed.Take a lookView all documents in "Divorce"
This pack includes the Civil Partnership Dissolution Petition required to start the process, along with the rest of the documents that could subsequently be needed.
If you have been a victim of identity theft we can help you correct bad data on your statutory credit reports and help you better protect your identity in future.Go to 'Identity theft & credit improvement'
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Your credit rating matters - and you should take careful steps to safeguard it, and repair it if you feel it does not fairly represent your circumstances.Take a lookView all documents in "Identity theft & credit improvement"
This is a package of letters that is designed to help a user take appropriate action to correct bad data in their credit files following on from an identity theft.
This page provides you with information and documents to help landlords manage their properties for the full letting lifecycle, from an initial rental agreement through to termination of tenancy and repossession.Go to 'Landlords'
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This document creates an agreement to be used by the owner of a house or flat who wishes to take on a lodger to occupy part of the house or flat with them.Take a lookView all documents in "Landlords"
This document is suitable for use by a landlord of business or residential property to request the payment of rent due from the tenant under the terms of the tenancy.
This part of the site provides legal information and documents to help you throughout your motoring life - from purchasing a motor vehicle, dealing with substandard maintenance work, challenging a parking fine to ultimately reselling a motor vehicle.Go to 'Motoring'
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Use this document to draw up an agreement for the private sale of a motor vehicle between individuals, where the vehicle is not subject to a loan or charge against it.Take a lookView all documents in "Motoring"
This pack contains a range of documents to be used for challenging parking and speeding tickets, including requesting photographic in respect of a motoring offence, challenging a parking fine and notice of appeal to a parking appeal tribunal.
Legal information and documents relating to personal finance - everything from unfair bank charges and credit issues to dealing with debtors and repayment of debts.Go to 'Personal finance'
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This is a personal loan agreement between individuals. It is appropriate for use between several individuals on either side of the contract. It is also appropriate for a fixed-sum cash loan which is granted outside of the course of business of the lender.Take a lookView all documents in "Personal finance"
Use this document to record your income from all sources and total expenditure, and to record what your debts are and where (if applicable) you have fallen into arrears with such debts.
Powers of attorney allow you to arrange in advance for trusted people to manage your affairs should you become unable to do so.Go to 'Powers of attorney'
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If some day you are no longer able to look after your own financial affairs, due to factors like illness, accident or the onset of dementia, this 'Lasting power of attorney - Property and financial affairs' will give that power to another person, called your 'attorney'.Take a lookView all documents in "Powers of attorney"
If some day you are no longer able to look after your own health and welfare (i.e. your social and healthcare needs), this 'Lasting power of attorney - Health and welfare' will give that power to another person, called your 'attorney'.
When planning a marriage or partnership, it's difficult to discuss or even think about the possibility that things might not work out. But should the worst happen, our prenuptial and cohabitation agreements can save you and your spouse/partner a great deal of confrontation and heartache.Go to 'Prenuptials & living together'
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Use this document to create a cohabitation agreement to protect the interests of a cohabiting couple who are not married or in a registered civil partnership.Take a lookView all documents in "Prenuptials & living together"
Use this document to state what should happen to assets should your marriage or civil partnership end.
Legal information and documents relating to dealing with a person's property and financial affairs after their death, including obtaining probate (or, in Scotland, confirmation), managing the deceased's estate and inheritance tax implications.Go to 'Probate & confirmation'
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When a person dies leaving behind an estate, which can include a house or a flat, as well as money, shares and personal possessions, it is usually necessary to apply to the Probate Registry to obtain a 'Grant of Representation' (probate) before you can deal with the assets of the deceased's estate.Take a lookView all documents in "Probate & confirmation"
When applying for a grant of probate, the executor(s) named in a Will or the administrators must determine the value of the deceased's estate at the time of his/her death and, in this process, you can use these letters to obtain a final statement of account from the respective provider of a service as stated in the letter title provider.
If you have not written a Will yet, consider writing one today, as without it, the state may decide how your belongings are distributed.Go to 'Wills'
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This Will creates two Wills for either a married couple or for two people in a civil partnership with each other.Take a lookView all documents in "Wills"
This Will is designed for someone who is not married or joined in a civil partnership, whether or not they have a partner and whether or not they have any children.
This part of the site provides legal information and documents to help you throughout your working life, including your rights as an employee, writing your CV and dealing with workplace disputes.Go to 'Workplace'
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Use this letter to notify your employer of your pregnancy and to provide them with the information legally required before taking maternity leave.Take a lookView all documents in "Workplace"
If you have a grievance about something that happened at your workplace, you can use this letter to raise your grievance with your employer.