Thorne Segar News

Can you reduce the worry of dementia and mental incapacity?

Solicitors for the Elderly have commissioned a report which highlights a looming incapacity crisis.  There is a concerning disparity between the number of people who risk developing dementia or other forms of reduced mental capacity and the number of people planning...

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Head Cashier Louise gains ILFM Diploma

Congratulations go to our Head Cashier, Louise Guscott, who has just been awarded The Institute of Legal Finance and Management Diploma – ILFM (Dip). Louise studied for the qualification alongside her work – no mean feat considering the course must be completed in...

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Changing attitudes towards dementia

About Dementia Friends: Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friends drive the biggest ever initiative to change attitudes towards dementia. Minehead is home to the second largest retirement community in the UK…

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Fond farewell to David Segar

The Thorne Segar team celebrated David’s retirement with a special lunch at the Queen’s Head in Minehead. David was admitted as a solicitor in 1972, amassing 45 years of legal practice in the West Country.

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Does Somerset have highest divorce rate in the UK?

Whilst the national divorce rate in the UK is the lowest in 40 years, some areas in Somerset are bucking the trend, Weston-Super-Mare being named as having the second highest divorce rate of anywhere the UK, a rate exceeded only by Birmingham. The national divorce...

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Could your will lead your family into a legal minefield?

Many people don’t realise there is no regulation surrounding the drafting of a will, and that anybody can be an advisor. But if they are unregulated, untrained (not to mention uninsured), your will may not be legally watertight, which could lead to lengthy disputes...

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Everyday Help Service

Now your paperwork can be our paperwork. Thorne Segar’s Everyday Help Service deals with things we all occasionally find confusing…

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