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12-week consultation into the digitisation of LPAs begins

Amy Nelson
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Last week, the government launched a 12-week consultation into the modernisation of Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA’s). An LPA is a legal document that allows someone to make decisions about your finances, health, and care for you should you lose...

Do I Need Permission From My Ex to Take My Child On Holiday?

Paul Wild
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With the arrival of ‘freedom day’ and the school holidays, many of us will start to think about going away somewhere with our loved ones.  It is the time of year people look to go on holiday, but for those who are co-parenting, arranging to...

Using a deed of variation to change the terms of a Will

Amy Nelson
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A deed of variation can be used to change the provisions of someone’s Will after they have died. This can be used to distribute their assets in a different way in order to reduce the amount of Inheritance Tax that will be payable or to make provision...

How quickly do I need to apply for probate after someone dies?

Hannah McGavin
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After someone dies, their personal representative will generally need to apply for a Grant of Probate or, if they did not leave a Will, a Grant of Letters of Representation. This is the legal authority that will enable them to wind up the deceased’s...

How does the Court decide who gets what in a Divorce?

Danielle Dyer
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There is no strict formula for dividing assets in divorce, with the court having a duty to consider all the circumstances of the particular case. The court’s first and paramount consideration will be the welfare of any children of the family under the...

Divorce: Who Gets Custody of the Family Pet?

Danielle Dyer
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Divorce, by its very nature is a highly emotive and difficult time for couples which involves, for many, deciding upon arrangements for their children and how their assets are to be divided. But what should happen to the family pet upon divorce. This has...

Kate Garraway & the legal protections we should all have in place

Amy Nelson
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Kate Garraway’s heart-breaking story of her husband Derek’s year-long battle with Covid has been made even more complicated by the lack of legal protection she and Derek had in place. Kate was unable to access...

How will Brexit affect employment laws?

Andrew Peters
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After the long-awaited separation of the UK from the European Union, you may be left wondering how employment laws could change and the affect it could have on managing your employees . From 31 December 2020, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) can no...

How will Brexit affect employment laws?

Andrew Peters
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After the long-awaited separation of the UK from the European Union, you may be left wondering how employment laws could change and the affect it could have on managing your employees. From 31 December 2020, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) can no longer...

The perils of 'DIY' wills

Amy Nelson
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A judge has ruled that Terri Tibbbles will inherit her father’s £300,000 estate after declaring a ‘DIY’ will allegedly written, and signed, days before his death as invalid. William Tibbles died in February 2018 leaving 5 children; 4...

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