Free Legal Advice for Carers

Free Legal Advice for Carers

Rothera Sharp Solicitors are offering free legal advice clinics to carers in Derbyshire.

Carers can make an appointment to visit one of the weekly advice clinics for help with a wide range of legal matters.

Derbyshire Carers Association have worked in partnership with Rothera Sharp Solicitors to set up the clinics to ensure carers have access to quality legal advice. This is in response to carers telling DCA and Derbyshire County Council that they would value someone to speak to face-to-face about legal issues.

The clinics are run by solicitor Adam Cotterill and Derbyshire Carers have already received a lot of positive feedback. Adam is very friendly and approachable. He explains legal issues in a clear, straight-forward way that is easy to understand. Over 100 Carers have accessed the clinics since July 2017.

Below are some of the reasons carers are booking onto the Legal Advice Clinics:

  • Wills, Probate and Trusts
  • Care home fees
  • Family matters
  • Commercial and business matters
  • Power of Attorney
  • Moving house
  • Dispute resolution 

If you would like to visit one of the legal clinics, please contact the location of your choice to make an appointment.

All of the clinics will run from 12 to 5pm every Tuesday

First Tuesday of every month: Derbyshire Carers Association Resource Hub, South Lodge, Boythorpe Avenue, Chesterfield S40 2BF
Tel: 01246 222373 | email: 

Second Tuesday of every month: 3 Park Road, Ripley, DE5 3EF
Tel: 01773 833833 | email:

Third Tuesday of every month: 66-68 Peters Street, Derby, DE1 1SN
Tel: 01332 200002 | email:

Fourth Tuesday of every month: 43 Market Place, Long Eaton, NG10 1JL
Tel: 0115 9734111 |

Derbyshire Carers and Rothera Sharp plan to offer legal clinics in the rest of Derbyshire in the near future. However, if you live too far away from the clinic venues and you need legal advice, Rothera Sharp can speak to you on the telephone or may be able to arrange a meeting with you in your area. Please get in touch with Derbyshire Carers on tel: 01773 833833 and ask to speak to Helen Weston.

March 03 2019

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