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Child Arrangements During Lockdown Measures

Child Arrangements During Lockdown Measures

It is understandable that separated parents who have a Child Arrangements Order in place from the Family Courts, are currently concerned about how to implement the terms of the Court Order safely. On March 23rd 2020, the UK government announced nationwide policies for...

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Coronavirus Update – Continuing Service

Coronavirus Update – Continuing Service

As previously stated, we would like to do all we can to reassure our clients and those who are looking to put their trust in us at this difficult time, that we are continuing to provide the high-quality advice and services that you need whilst prioritising the health...

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Open for Business – Coronavirus Update

Open for Business – Coronavirus Update

We would like to do all we can to reassure our clients and those who are looking to put their trust in us at this difficult time, that we are continuing to provide the high-quality advice and services that you need whilst prioritising the health of our clients,...

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Congratulations Sue on a fantastic 50 years!!

Congratulations Sue on a fantastic 50 years!!

We're immensely proud that this week Sue Cartwright reached a fabulous 50 years of service with Silks Solicitors. Sue spent many years working directly for John Silk, founder of Silks, and now works for our current Managing Director and Mr. Silk's daughter, Karen...

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Lessons Learned from Tragic Deaths

Lessons Learned from Tragic Deaths

I remember a few years ago writing that it had been a year of famous deaths. Well, it’s over 8 weeks in and 2020 has already seen many “celebrity “deaths through old age, unexpected and undiagnosed illness, dementia and suicide. The deaths only this month of the “last...

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Why Going to Solicitors for Advice is the Best Choice

Why Going to Solicitors for Advice is the Best Choice

We are often asked at Silks Solicitors why clients should come and seek legal advice from us, when they can get advice for cheaper from unregulated bodies such as Citizen’s Advice Bureau or McKenzie friends, or use online companies to draft a will or get divorced. The...

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Silks Made Finalists in Signature Awards Birmingham

Silks Made Finalists in Signature Awards Birmingham

We're thrilled to announce that Silks is a finalist for the award of Excellence in Law at the Signature Awards Birmingham. We join our wonderful family solicitor, Sana Ahmed, who is also a finalist as an individual in the same category. The Signature Awards celebrates...

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Breakfast with Santa and the Sandwell Lions

Breakfast with Santa and the Sandwell Lions

Silks was proud to sponsor "Breakfast with Santa" this weekend at the Thimblemill Library. The event, organised by the Sandwell Lions, was a great success and had a wonderful turnout of locals to the area. Sandwell Lions Club are a volunteer organisation providing...

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Christmas Opening Hours

Christmas Opening Hours

The offices of Silks Solicitors Limited will close for the Christmas Season on Monday 23rd December 2019 at 12.00 noon and re-open on Monday 30th December 2019 at 8.30am. The office will close on Tuesday 31st December 2019 at 4pm for the New Year holiday and re-open...

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Disagree with a will?  You do have options.

Disagree with a will? You do have options.

The terms of a Will can cause distress. If there is no will, this is difficult too, but you can get help.  When a loved one passes, leaving a will, very often, disagreement arises because of the terms of that Will; sometimes there are concerns that the deceased...

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Silks’ Sponsorship of the Albion

Silks’ Sponsorship of the Albion

We are very proud to have renewed the firm’s sponsorship of West Bromwich Albion through our membership of WBA Executive Club. As part of our membership of the Club we  support one promising local player, 21 year old Kyle Edwards, who originates from Dudley and...

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Law Society to Review Probate Application Delays

Law Society to Review Probate Application Delays

As the delays to probate applications caused by new software at the probate registries continues, the Law Society has announced a review meeting on 10 September.  Along with STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) and SFE (Solicitors for the Elderly),...

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