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Are you selling a haunted house?

Kevin Duffy
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Not so long ago, BakerLaw had the pleasant surprise of being asked to confirm whether the property our client was selling was indeed haunted and if so, what plans were in place to deal with said haunting. To make matters even more strange, the buyers...

Child arrangements for the holiday period

Wendy Armstrong
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It’s never too early to think about child arrangements for the holiday period It is the time spent with family during the holiday season that makes it such a special time of year. However, for some families the time leading up to the holidays can...

How do you get your money once you have a judgement

Danielle Dyer
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How do you get your money once you have judgment? The overall objective of those who bring a money claim, is to recover their money from their opponent (‘the Defendant’), but unfortunately obtaining the judgment is only the first step to...

Data protection: Should businesses be worried?

Simon Porter
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Data protection: Should businesses be worried? With British Airways (BA) and Marriott receiving notices of proposed fines from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the regulatory body that enforces data protection policies in the UK,...

Did the 'Queen of Soul' leave a valid Will?

Scott Johnson
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Did the ‘Queen of Soul’ leave a valid Will? Aretha Franklin died on the 16th August 2018 at the age of 76 after an ongoing battle with pancreatic cancer. Recent news reports have now revealed that a handwritten Will has been discovered under a...

Did the 'Queen of Soul' leave a valid Will?

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Did the ‘Queen of Soul’ leave a valid Will? Aretha Franklin died on the 16th August 2018 at the age of 76 after an ongoing battle with pancreatic cancer. Recent news reports have now revealed that a handwritten Will has been discovered under a...

You're fired! - have you been unfairly dismissed?

Emily Yeardley
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When an employee is dismissed from their employment, it is natural for that person to feel as if they have been treated unfairly. An employer is entitled to dismiss an employee provided they can show that the reason for the dismissal was one of five...

Why use a Solicitor to write your Will?

Scott Johnson
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Why use a Solicitor to write your Will One of the benefits of using a solicitor to write your Will is the level of protection and security that there is for the client. There are many unregulated options available to write a Will, including DIY Wills,...

Who will make the decisions if you can't?

Scott Johnson
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Who is going to make decisions for you when you can’t? The answer may surprise you…. If something was to happen to you and you couldn’t make decisions about your finances or personal wellbeing, your family or friends would be able to...

The Parent Trap

Wendy Armstrong
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Do you know your rights as a step-parent? In the ever changing landscape of society, it is now commonplace for parents of children to separate or divorce, making room for new relationships and sometimes, new roles. The idea of step-parents and step-children...

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