Thorne Segar News

My Dementia ‘experience’

Dementia can be a frightening condition for those who suffer from it. When I was offered the opportunity to try a new virtual reality simulation of dementia I was intrigued....Alzheimer’s Research UK had a stand at the New Scientist Live show in London where members...

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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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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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