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About us

HELPING LOCAL PEOPLE AND BUSINESSES FOR 200 YEARS

We are a traditional High Street practice with offices in: Taunton, Minehead, Dulverton & Williton.

No other law firm has comparable experience within West Somerset and Exmoor.  Our trained lawyers and support staff are consistently up to date with the changes in law.

You will always speak to the right people

Risdon Hosegood are Lexcel accredited, having been awarded the legal practice quality mark for excellence in legal practice management and excellence in client care.

We have achieved, as a mark of our quality service, memberships with:

  • The Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS), the only recognised quality standard for conveyancing.
     

  • Certainty, the National Will Register.
     

  • Resolution (First for Family Law)
     

We have accreditation with:
We have individual Law Society accredited experts with Peppy Griffiths accredited in family mediation and Amanda Shaw and Stuart Smallman are accredited in family law. Peppy is also an accredited member with the Family Mediation Council (FMC)

EXPERIENCED AND KNOWLEDGEABLE IN

Property

  • Freehold and leasehold sales and purchases
  • Shared ownership
  • Auction sales and purchases
  • Mortgages and equity release
  • The granting of new leases
  • Transfers of equity
  • Landlord and tenant matters
  • Lease extensions
  • Right to Buy
  • Help to Buy
  • Boundary disputes

 

Wills, Powers of Attorney, Administration of Estates and Tax Planning

  • Wills
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Probate and Administration of Estates
     

 

Family

  • Divorce
  • Separation and relationship breakdown
  • Child care arrangements and parental planning
  • Financial settlements including the family home, income, capital and pension provision

Mediation

  • Helping couples achieve their own separation arrangements with a totally impartial mediator, providing knowledge and experience to ensure informed decisions can be made.
     
  • Mediation Information and Assessment meetings (MIAMs) a mandatory requirement before making any application to court for children or financial issues relating to relationship breakdowns.

 

Claims and disputes

Providing professional guidance and legal advice relating to;
 
  • Employment
     
  • Property
     
  • Personal injury
     
  • Wills and Estates

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