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Time to get a virtual reality experience in London?

Time to get a virtual reality experience in London?

As far as modern bucket lists go, surely a virtual reality experience in London must be on the inventory? Virtual reality as a concept was first probably mooted in 1935 by Stanley Wenbaum in his short story Pygmalion’s Spectacles. Later a VR machine was patented in1962, so it can be seen that our obsession with VR has been going on for many decades. Time and development has brought us to this point where virtual reality experiences are available to enjoy for many. Understanding VR Before taking part in this type of experience perhaps it’s worthwhile understanding what VR actually is and what it does. A good starting point is augmented reality which is accessed via a smartphone or computer with a camera. AR takes real world images of characters, places, buildings, etc. which allows for gaming and business use. AR does not require a headset whereas VR does require a headset and can include gloves and sensors. VR uses the same concept except that VR is completely virtual and raises the experience to a whole new level. VR is also a simulated imaginary or real environment that is created three dimensionally, which provides motion, sound and sometimes a tactile experience. Fun in a free-roam arena The first free-roam arena in London provides a VR experience where there are no wires or cables that tether the game player to a machine. This allows freedom to roam the area totally immersed in the game without restriction, creating a more realistic experience. Participants can explore the deep oceans, fight off alien attacks or defend their castles in an authentic way.  A party with a difference As a child, parties once consisted of having some friends round, eating cake, drinking pop and playing a few games. Well nothing has changed. It’s still meeting friends,

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Everything you need to know about getting a divorce

Everything you need to know about getting a divorce

Getting a divorce can be a lengthy process, and you will want to go into it being as knowledgeable as you can about it. The length and complexity of your divorce all come down to your individual case, so it can vary massively. If you and your ex-partner agree on all of the terms of the divorce, it will be quick and easy. On the other hand, if you and your ex-partner cannot agree, then the divorce will be a longer and harder process. Either way, it is recommended that you get help from divorce solicitors in Weybridge to legally protect yourself during this time. Am I eligible to apply for a divorce?  In order to apply for a divorce, there are a few criteria that need to be met in terms of the details of your marriage. Firstly, you can only get a divorce if you’ve been married to your spouse for over a year. Secondly, it’s vital that your marriage is legally recognised in the United Kingdom in order to get a divorce. Thirdly, you will need to be sure that your relationship has permanently broken down. Lastly, it is important that either one or both of you permanently live in the UK. If you can’t/don’t want to get a divorce yet but still don’t want to live with your ex-partner, you can get a legal separation which enables you to legally do this. This is helpful if you can’t afford a divorce yet or want to try and agree with your partner first before applying for one.  Reasons for wanting the divorce If the time comes and you want to file for a divorce, you will need to state the reasons why. There are 5 main ‘facts’ that they will provide you with on the application, and

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What do civil solicitors do?

What do civil solicitors do?

If you’ve ever wondered what civil solicitors Portsmouth do or what the difference between a criminal and civil solicitor is, then wonder no more! The legal system can seem like a world of its own and many people hope that they will never have to rely on the services of a legal team. However, it is highly likely that at some point in your life, you will in fact need a solicitor, but it’s not all about the defence dramas you watch on TV. Criminal law is the system that seeks to punish those whom the police believe have committed a criminal offence, by breaking a law set out in the legal system. In the civil courts, solicitors deal with disputes between parties, including individuals and organisations. However, civil solicitors also deal with conveyancing (buying and selling property),  probate (wills), alongside disputes such as family law (divorce, arrangements for children etc), personal injury and powers of attorney (having the legal right to manage someone’s affairs when they are no longer able to do so). Here’s the information on some main areas of civil law. Conveyancing In what should be an exciting period of your life, buying and selling property can actually be extremely stressful. Finding a solicitor who can smooth the road for the legalities of this momentous event is essential. Conveyancing solicitors can ensure that you don’t end up investing in a property that has legal implications that you weren’t expecting which can have negative repercussions for your particular situation. For example, some properties may be in a flood risk area and your solicitor would be able to identify this risk and order flood reports for you, so that you can make an informed decision before you sign on the dotted line. Investing in a reputable and experienced legal

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What is a probate solicitor and how can they help?

What is a probate solicitor and how can they help?

If you are dealing with someone’s affairs after they have passed away, it can be a challenging time, especially if they were someone close to you. A probate solicitor Emsworth can help you with all of the legal proceedings when going through this process, and will do all they can to make it as easy as possible for you. What they do There are so many things that your solicitor will be able to help you with when it comes to dealing with someone’s affairs. From start to finish they will ensure that all of the information given is correct, and that you are aware of, knowledgeable and happy with the proceedings. Applying for probate If someone close to you is preparing their will and you are in it, you may need to apply for probate. By doing this, it gives you the legal right to deal with that person’s property, money and possessions when they die. This is one of the first things that your probate solicitor can help you with. They can supply you with all of the necessary documents, and make sure you have given the correct information to avoid a penalty. There are some circumstances where you won’t need to apply for probate, such as if the person only had money in a savings account and didn’t own their property for example. Your solicitor will be able to tell you whether you need to apply for probate at the beginning of the process. Valuing the estate Another thing that your solicitor will be able to do is value any properties that the deceased person owned. This may be needed when applying for probate, so it’s an important step. Your solicitor will then be able to write up the correct documents to show this information so it

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Why do you need a sexual offence solicitor?

Why do you need a sexual offence solicitor?

Sexual offence is a broad term that covers many different types of acts, ranging from unwanted attention or stalking, indecent exposure, pimping, sex trafficking and rape. A sexual offence can be carried out against an adult, child or even a corpse. Depending on the nature of the sexual offence, they can have very serious implications and result in life imprisonment here in the UK. Sexual offences of a less serious nature may sometimes be triable either way in a magistrate’s court or crown court. However, most sexual offences, such as rape and sexual crimes against children, are indictable only, which means that they are tried in a crown court and can receive maximum sentencing. Involve your solicitor from the onset Regardless of whether you have been falsely accused of a sexual offence, unknowingly committed a sexual offence or are guilty of a sexual crime, it is important that you contact a sexual offence solicitor immediately. If you have carried out a crime and are unsure as to whether you will be facing an allegation or not, it is still vital that you contact a solicitor as soon as possible so that you are ready and prepared for when you either are placed under arrest or receive a summons or charge sheet. The sexual offences act 2003 explains in much detail about the different types of sexual offences, the charges you may face, the sentencing for the relevant crimes and the issue of consent, which will play an important part in your case. It is important that you and your solicitor are able to find out exactly what you are being accused of at the onset so that you can put together a tailored case to try and reduce the charges and achieve the best possible outcome in your situation. If

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Types of Personal Loans

Types of Personal Loans

A bank loan is usually when a financial institution lends to consumers for a specific period of time. As part of the bank loan, the consumer is required to pay back a specified amount of interest per annum, or month, over a specified period of time. Unsecured Bank Loan. This is a loan that makes use of an asset as collateral against which you are able to borrow a large amount. But in case of default, your asset could be taken possession of by the lender. The advantage with unsecured loans is that the rate of interest is higher than secured loans. Home Equity Loans. Home equity loans can be used to pay off debts such as credit cards and car loans. The loan is secured against the borrower’s house, which he is using as collateral, but the interest rate is lower than that on other bank loans. Although you can obtain a larger amount under home equity loans, you need to repay the entire amount in about 10 years, but the lower rate of interest makes it more manageable. Personal Loans. Most credit unions offer personal loans at fairly reasonable rates, and at times have special financing options for those with bad credit. Personal loans can be unsecured or secured. Unsecured personal loans are generally for larger amounts such as buying a car or house. Bad Credit. There are banks that specialize in bad credit loans. Some lenders are willing to offer personal loans even for people who have filed for bankruptcy. Even if you have been turned down elsewhere, you may qualify for unsecured personal loans from these lenders. Lenders who specialize in these loans often offer better terms to borrowers, since they do not have to put up collateral. But, you must be aware that these types

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