There may be several legal matters that need to be taken care of for elderly parents and relatives. You might need help with housing matters, benefits, Wills and probate, NHS Continuing healthcare of anything else. These issues can sometimes prove difficult to navigate but fortunately there is a network clinics across the county that offer free legal advice in Berkshire.
For immediate help surrounding elderly matters and the law, why not take a look at our beginner’s guide to probate and beginner’s guide to writing a Will? If you are looking for a local solicitors of Will-writing firm in Berkshire, see our guide to fees charged by Berkshire solicitors for Will-writing.
Where to Get Free Legal Advice in Berkshire:
Citizens Advice Berkshire
Citizens Advice is a national charity with a network of local hubs offering free advice to assist people with legal and financial issues. Across Berkshire there are five local offices. Contact details of which can be found below. Advice can be provided face-to-face at appointments or drop-in sessions, over the telephone or online.
Address: The Columbia Centre, Market Street, Bracknell, RG12 1JG
Opening hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 9.45am – 4pm; Wednesday, 9.45am – 4pm
Telephone advice: 03444 111 306 (Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm; Saturday, 9am – 12pm)
Maidenhead & Windsor
Address: 4 Marlow Road, Maidenhead, SL6 7YR
Opening hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday, 10am – 5.30pm
Telephone advice: 03444 111 444 (Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm)
Address: Citizens Advice Reading, Minster Street, Reading, RG1 2JB
Opening hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 10am – 4pm; Wednesday, 1pm – 4pm
Telephone advice: 03444 111 306
Address: 2nd floor, Broadway House, 4-8 The Broadway, Northbrook St, Newbury RG14 1BA
Opening hours: Monday, 9.30am – 11.30am; Wednesday, 9.30am – 11.30am and 12.30am – 3pm
Telephone advice: 0300 222 5941 (Monday & Wednesday, 9.30am – 12noon and 12.30am – 3pm; Tuesday, 9.30am – 12noon)
Address: Waterford House Erftstadt Court, Denmark St, Wokingham RG40 2YF
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday, 9am – 3pm; Friday, 9am – 1pm
Telephone advice: 0300 330 1189 (Monday to Saturday, 9am – 5pm)