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Legal problems solved in Somerset and Avon

Weston-super-Mare County Court in Somerset saw the second largest number of divorce petitions in the country in 2013, with a total of 2,385. Our telephone advisors and our local solicitors have years of experience in dealing with divorce and other family law matters.

Whether you live in or near Bath, Bristol, or Taunton, we have experts who will work with you to resolve your compensation, business, or personal law case, in terms of areas such as motoring offences, employment law, or even an accident at work.

Whatever your situation, if you get in touch we can put our legal expertise to work for you.

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Why choose First4lawyers?

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Good ethics are everything to us. From seeking compensation for you to advising you on a personal or business legal matter, we only have your best interests at heart.

We have been awarded Personal Injury Claims Firm of the Year in 2012, 2013, and 2015.

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We contribute to local charities because we believe it’s important to invest in the community.

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Our team of highly-skilled specialist solicitors excel in providing the expert legal advice you need.

I was in two minds to claim but after speaking with your advisor all my fears were taken away.

Russell, Bath

A bit more information to help you

Will my details be kept confidential?

Yes, any information you provide us with will be kept confidential. The only people who will have access to any of the details you give us are our solicitors, all of whom are pre-screened so we can be sure they will treat your case with honesty and integrity.

Is there a fee when I first seek advice?

When you get in contact, either by calling us or requesting a callback at the top of the screen, we will ensure you speak to one of our legally qualified assistants for free. They will pinpoint your legal issue and review precisely how we can help and what you need to get the resolution you want. There is no initial charge, no obligation and no risk involved.

How much will my case cost?

Like anything, there is a cost associated with getting the best quality law services. However, First4Lawyers offers a range of charging structures depending on the type of legal help required.

Most accident, personal injury and medical negligence claims will be dealt with on a No Win No Fee basis. All other personal, business, family and employment law is done on a private paying basis using the First4lawyers price guarantee.

Lots of claims have been made in the Somerset and Avon area

We help people make claims up and down the country, as our Claims Map of the UK proves. The rate of claims in 2014 per 100,000 people shows how common it is in Somerset and Avon.

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Accident At Work

People in Taunton claimed at a higher rate when it came to accidents at work than in the rest of the UK – 10.5 people per 100,000 compared to 10.08.

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Road Traffic Accidents

For every 100,000 people in Bristol, 11.1 claims were made in line with the Occupiers’ Liability Act of 1957. Nationally the average was 10.72.

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Industrial disease

The rate of claims made due to industrial disease per 100,000 people in Bath, 1.4, is virtually double the nation’s average rate – 0.76.

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Slips Trips and Falls

Bristol also beat the national average on claims for tripping on council-maintained property. The city had 3.8 claims made per 100,000 people, while the UK had an average of 3.72.

By looking at our full Claims Map you can see how other areas in the UK compare to Somerset and Avon.

Helpful local institutions for you

Bristol District Probate Registry

Should you have a dispute or other legal issue surrounding probate and the right to deal with a deceased person’s affairs in the Bristol area, you may be asked to visit Bristol District Probate Registry. If you need to, you can ring ahead on 0117 366 4960, or the address is:

Bristol District Probate Registry, Bristol Civil Justice Centre, 2 Redcliff Street, Bristol, BS1 6GR.

Bath and North East Somerset Council

Parking, libraries, and waste management all come under the remit of Bath and North East Somerset Council. Unlike many councils in the UK, Bath and North East Somerset actually has several dedicated drop-in advice centres, such as the Keynsham One Stop Shop on Market Walk. You can still make a simple call, however, on 01225 39 40 41, or send post to:

Bath and North East Somerset Council, Lewis House, Manvers Street, Bath, BA1 1JG.

Weston-super-Mare Town Council

Different from North Somerset Council, which is also located in Weston-super-Mare, the town council deals with things such as youth services, local arts and entertainment, as well as everyday activities such as maintaining bus shelters. Should you have a question, you can either make a phone call or visit in person. Ring 01934 632567, or drop in:

Weston-super-Mare Town Council, Grove House, Grove Park, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, BS23 2QJ.

Age UK Bristol

The Bristol branch of the nationwide Age UK charity is there to provide support to the elderly in the area however it can. To find out more about its services, such as computer literacy and housing support, call 0117 929 7537, or pay a visit to:

Age UK Bristol, Canningford House, 38 Victoria Street, Bristol, BS1 6BY.

Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

The Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust can provide you with information about healthcare in Taunton itself and Somerset County. The main number to call is 01823 333444, while post should go care of Musgrove Park Hospital:

Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5DA.

Bath County Court and Family Court

Dealing with local cases around housing possession, children, and bankruptcy, Bath County Court and Family Court is a vital cog in providing justice to people living in and around Bath. Should you have a question about a hearing, you can ring 01225 476 730. If you need to attend, it can be found at:

Bath County Court and Family Court, P.O. Box 4302, North Parade Road, Bath, BA1 0LF.

South Somerset Citizens Advice Bureau

Catering to residents of towns such as Yeovil and Chard, South Somerset Citizens Advice Bureau provides the same impartial, confidential and free advice to local people that the CAB is known for throughout the country. The number to call is 03444 88 9623, or you can visit the branch in person by heading to:

South Somerset Citizens Advice Bureau, Petters House, Petters Way, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 1SH.

Bridewell Police Station (Bristol)

Situated in the centre of Bristol, Bridewell Police Station might be your closest location to contact Avon and Somerset Constabulary in person. If your situation isn’t an emergency, you can call 101, otherwise you can head to:

Bridewell Police Station, 1–2 Bridewell Street, Bristol, BS1 2AA.

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