Resources and guides

Learn about the different areas of law and what you need to know, if you want to take legal action.

 
Family Law How to Guides...

Adultery in the UK: How is it defined?

Estimated read time: 4 mins

Although many may understand adultery as an affair outside of a marriage, UK law is quite specific in its application. This means it can't always be used for divorce in the case of infidelity.

Carrie Tennick, January 20, 2020

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Wills & Probate How to Guides...

Making a Will – Your complete checklist

Reading time: 4 mins

When it comes to making a Will, a checklist can be essential to helping you organise the process and set out what you need to do. Our guide will help you narrow down what you need to think about.

First4Lawyers. Updated, October 08, 2019

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Personal Legal Services How to Guides...

Gardening leave: All the details

Reading time: 3 mins

If you’ve ever resigned from a job and been instructed to spend your notice period at home rather than at work, you’ve been put on gardening leave.

First4Lawyers. Updated, September 12, 2019

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Conveyancing How to Guides...

A guide to stamp duty when purchasing a property

Reading time: 3 mins

First4Lawyers' free guide on stamp duty when buying a home.

First4Lawyers. Updated, January 02, 2019

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Wills & Probate How to Guides...

How to apply for a Grant of Representation when someone dies

Reading time: 3 mins 21 secs

First4Lawyers' free guide on how to apply for a Grant of Representation.

First4Lawyers, July 09, 2018

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Conveyancing How to Guides...

How to buy a house in Scotland

Reading time: 4 mins

First4Lawyers' free guide on buying a house in Scotland.

First4Lawyers, July 09, 2018

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Wills & Probate How to Guides...

How to change trustees, executors and witnesses of a Will

Reading time: 2 mins 11 secs

First4Lawyers' guide to changing trustees, executors and witnesses to a Will.

First4Lawyers, July 09, 2018

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Wills & Probate How to Guides...

How to complete an Inheritance Tax form

Reading time: 2 mins 36 secs

First4Lawyers' free guide on inheritance tax forms and how to fill them in.

First4Lawyers, July 09, 2018

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Conveyancing How to Guides...

How to complete the purchase of a property

Reading time: 3 mins

First4Lawyers' free guide on completing a property purchase.

First4Lawyers, July 09, 2018

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