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A new year, a new lockdown but we’re still here to help.

Following on from the Government’s recent announcement of a third national lockdown, we would like to reassure our clients that it is still very much business as usual here at Mincoffs Solicitors.

Our experienced team are all fully operational at home and continue to be contactable by email or direct dial, by emailing info@mincoffs.co.uk or by calling our switchboard 0191 281 6151 between 9am and 5pm.

If you are a prospective client with a new enquiry, please call 0191 212 7773 and speak to our marketing team who will be happy to help or email marketing@mincoffs.co.uk.

All appointments will continue to take place over the phone or via online services such as Zoom or Skype unless agreed in advance.   Documents can be dropped off securely and will be dealt with immediately by on-site staff.

The safety of our employees, clients and their families continues to be of prime importance to us and we would like to reassure you that we have complied with the Government’s guidance on managing the risk of COVID-19.  See the steps we have taken here: Workplace Covid-19 Secure Certificate

Only one in three people have written a Will and yet it is probably the most important document you will ever sign. It’s never too early to start planning your family’s future.

Our friendly team of wills and probate solicitors will spend time getting to know you to fully understand your needs. They will help explain any legal jargon and can usually give you a fixed fee quote before starting any work. They are happy to offer free home appointments if you are not able to come to our Jesmond office.

Each matter will be dealt with by a solicitor who will handle the full process for you.  All of our solicitors have more than ten years’ experience and are full members of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).  Click here to meet the wills and probate team headed by Louise Miller.

 

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Sorting out your affairs may seem daunting but our understanding team is here to help. Contact:

Louise Miller

Partner, Head of Wills and Probate

T: 0191 212 7753lmiller@mincoffs.co.uk

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