Legal Needs Survey

The recent Legal Needs survey has found (survey sample was 8,000 people):

1) 54% of people have had at least one legal issue in the last 3 years;

2) Most likely legal problems:

  • consumer rights – 33%
  • buying or selling a home – 21%
  • Making a will – 20%
  • Probate – 17%
  • Neighbour disputes – 16%
  • Problems with benefits – 16%
  • Debt – 13%
  • Employment – 12%

3) In tackling legal problems:

  • 35% obtained legal advice
  • 34% attempted to tackle them alone
  • 15% received help from family or friends
  • 13% did nothing

4) Those over 55 years of age were more likely to check if their legal advisor was regulated; however, 8% did not know how to find information about regulation to check if their legal advisor was regulated.

At DJS Law Solicitors, we understand that life is busy these days, so we are available for out of hours appointments and will visit you in your home or office, as required.  DJS Law Solicitors also offers flexible consultations via phone or Skype at convenient times.  If you have a legal problem, then contact DJS Law Solicitors for independent and professional legal advice.

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