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Residential Property: What does 'completion' actually mean and what will happen on the day?

Congratulations! You have exchanged contracts; this means that a date for completion has been agreed between you and the seller (if you are purchasing) or between you and the buyer (if you are selling). The completion date has been inserted into the...

Establishing Causation of Fibromyalgia, or fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS).

Paul Turner, Associate Chronic Pain Lawyer at Goughs Solicitors discusses the difficulties fibromyalgia sufferers may face when it comes to proving the causative basis of their condition. One of the biggest challenges in establishing whether an accident has...

What is the difference between Attorneys and Executors?

Many people mistakenly believe that if they have appointed an Attorney under a Lasting Power of Attorney ( LPA ) then that person will also act as their Executor when they die, or vice versa. This is not the case and it is therefore important to make...

Goughs Solicitors celebrates being listed in the top three tiers of the Legal 500 guide

At the end of last year, members of our family law team were listed in the top three tiers of the prestigious Legal 500 guide to law firms in the south-west. The Legal 500 is widely regarded as a definitive list of leading UK and worldwide...

Goughs Solicitors nominates Alzheimer's Support for their Charity of the Year 2019

One of Wiltshire’s leading law firms, Goughs Solicitors, is delighted to announce that its charity of the year for 2019 is Alzheimer’s Support.    Alzheimer’s Support is an award-winning local charity, whose head office is in...

Plan ahead to protect your business from divorce

Planning and protecting the future of your business can be a legal minefield and should not be taken lightly.  At Goughs, our experience has taught us that every situation is different. As such our expert and experienced Family Team will listen carefully, be objective and then offer tailored advice specific to you and your circumstances.

New Year sees Goughs Solicitors welcome seven new recruits

One of Wiltshire’s leading law firms, Goughs Solicitors, has kick started the New Year by announcing the appointment of seven new recruits firm wide, the highest number of recruits to start at any one time. This includes the recruitment of a new Head...

New Year, New Start. If you're considering separation, it's time to focus on you.

The festive season is behind us for another year. What will 2019 bring? If you’re considering separating from your partner, it could be a very significant year for you. It’s very important that you have the support and advice you need to help you...

Goughs join Resolution's campaign to reduce conflict by putting the needs of the children first following separation

One of Wiltshire’s leading law firms, Goughs Solicitors is campaigning for a change in the law to reduce the fallout from divorce on children, after figures released today revealed the impact of conflict between separating parents. In a new poll, 79%...

Are you thinking of gifting money to your loved ones this Christmas? We'll tell you what you need to know

Gifting money is becoming increasingly popular for parents and grandparents who are keen to help their loved ones by providing them with their “inheritance early”. If you are thinking of gifting money or assets there are some key factors you need...
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