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Divorce and Family team

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Our divorce and separation team understands that the breakdown of a relationship, particularly if children are involved, can be a difficult and stressful time for all those involved. We listen to the needs of our clients and treat each client as an individual. This ensures we are able to tailor our advice and help guide you through the legal process. We can assist you to make important decisions at a time when you may feel unable to do so.

Phoebe Trott

The importance of having a lasting power of attorney

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Recent statistics confirm that 82% of people have not yet made lasting powers of attorney (LPA). An LPA is a legal document that enables you to appoint one or more people as your attorneys. Attorneys are able to assist you in making decisions or can...

Have you considered leaving a legacy in your will?

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Last week, after a devoted Norwich City FC fan sadly passed away, it became clear that he had left a legacy in his will to buy all the players a drink. Did you know there are different types of legacies which could be included in a will, depending on how...

First change in intestacy rules since 2014

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The House of Commons ruled this week (15 January 2020) that the statutory legacy for partners under the intestacy rules will increase to £270,000 as of 6 February 2020. The update, which was due in October 2019, has been welcomed by the Law Society....

Proposed increase in probate fees dropped

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This week, the Secretary of State, Justice Robert Buckland, announced the controversial proposed increase in probate fees has been dropped. As a result, the statutory instrument which has been awaiting Parliamentary approval will be withdrawn. Theresa May...