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Fitzhugh Gates are here to help people understand, secure and often improve their legal postion and the beginning of many long standing client relationships is often a simple question.

Over the years we've found similar questions being asked many times, so to get the ball rolling here are some of the most common questions and our answers. Obviously what we really want to do is discuss matters face to face, so for a comprehensive review to your own unique situation please contact us.

How much are your legal services likely to cost?

Fitzhugh Gates is certainly not the most expensive solicitors, but how much any particular service costs does depend on many factors.

Our charges are always transparent, competitive and tailored to individual resources wherever possible. We also offer a fixed fee initial consultations at £180 inc. VAT along with fixed fee divorce and civil partnership dissolution packages.

If you want more information or would like a quick no-obligation estimate of our costs tailored to your specific matter, please call either our Brighton and Hove or Shoreham-by-Sea offices or use our Online Contact Form for general enquiries, or if you are buying or selling property then use this Conveyancing Quotation Request Form. You'll have an estimate to work with on either the same or next working day.


Can I set a limit on costs?

Yes you can set a limit on your legal costs!

Where we have given an estimate this will not be exceeded unless unforeseen complications have arisen and we have your instructions to continue with the matter.

If you want more information or would like to make an appointment, please call either our Brighton and Hove or Shoreham-by-Sea solicitors offices or use our Online Contact Form.


Can I still get help through legal aid?

Our family team offers advice and representation under the legal aid scheme for;

  • The protection of children eg. care proceedings, child abuse, child abduction or acting on behalf of children.
  • Legal advice in support of mediation, domestic violence injunctions cases or forced marriage protection orders.
  • All other cases where you satisfy the criteria for the award of public funding.

If you want more information or would like to make an appointment, please call either our Brighton and Hove or Shoreham-by-Sea solicitors offices or use our Online Contact Form.


Does Fitzhugh Gates work on a no win, no fee basis?

Yes we do work on a no win, no fee basis in connection with some cases.

Our experts Rhiannon Winter or Julian Cioffi will be happy to discuss your case.

If you want more information or would like to make an appointment, please call either our Brighton and Hove or Shoreham-by-Sea solicitors offices or use our Online Contact Form.


Does Fitzhugh Gates carry out home visits?

Yes... Fitzhugh Gates are happy to provide help and advice wherever it is needed.

Subject to availability we are happy to assist by visiting clients at home.

If you want more information or would like to make an appointment, please call either our Brighton and Hove or Shoreham-by-Sea solicitors offices or use our Online Contact Form.


Can I arrange for a meeting at my business premises?

Yes... Fitzhugh Gates are happy to provide help and advice in a way that is convenient to you.

Subject to availability we are happy to assist by visiting clients at their business premises.

If you want more information or would like to make an appointment, please call either our Brighton and Hove or Shoreham-by-Sea solicitors offices or use our Online Contact Form.


Can I see a solicitor out of office hours?

Yes we are able to provide advice and assistance outside of normal working hours.

This service is provided subject to availability.

If you want more information or would like to make an appointment, please call either our Brighton and Hove or Shoreham-by-Sea solicitors offices or use our Online Contact Form.


Do you provide consulations via email?

We will always do our best to assist you in whatever format is preferable to you wherever possible.

However, we do sometimes need to have face to face meetings or to examine original documents in order to be advise you about your matter.

If you want to start an online conversation then use our Online Contact Form explaining that you'd like to consult via email, and that's how we'll respond.


Do you do criminal cases?

We are very happy to put you in touch with a colleague specialising in this area of law should you require assistance.

If you want more information please call either our Brighton and Hove or Shoreham-by-Sea solicitors offices or use our Online Contact Form.

 

 


How to get help with legal problems

If there was ever a top tip when it comes to dealing with a legal problem it is to get proper advice from an experienced solicitor sooner rather than later. Asking us for help could not be easier; you can contact us in Brighton and Hove or Shoreham-by-Sea, or use our online priority enquiry form.

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