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Top tips for acting as an attorney during COVID-19

Attorneys and deputies manage the affairs for someone else, often when they lack the mental...

Remote witnessing of wills during COVID-19

Times have changed since the Wills Act came in during the late 1800s and, in particular, during...

Hidden family costs of a COVID-19 lockdown

Every January, the tabloid newspapers have headlines about ‘Divorce Day’ and the...

Business owners - why you need a will & LPA

In these very strange and difficult times, it is essential that we all think about making a will ...

Who pays the legal costs following a will dispute?

A common misconception is that the legal costs always come from the estate when someone challenges...

Can you dispute a will or the inheritance you receive?

Unhappy about the amount of inheritance you are due to receive? Will you not receiving...

How can I challenge someone's capacity to make a will?

People can often be surprised about the distribution of loved one’s estate and can consider...

The Bank of Mum and Dad - open or closed?

Many of us are very familiar with the concept of the Bank of Mum and Dad. Both those giving and...

What is an attorney's role?

If you have been appointed as someone’s attorney, under a Lasting Power of Attorney (also...

Pursuing an insurer of an insolvent employer

A claimant may have difficulties in pursuing an employment claim where his employer or former...

Blended families

Families are traditionally thought of as nuclear families consisting of a couple and their...

Second marriages

With an increase in blended families including second marriages, those who choose to re-marry may...

Where there's a will, there's a way!

Santa may be bringing your child their favourite toys this Christmas, but what would the law be...

Step Parents

Family dynamics can be complicated when a step parent is co-parenting a spouse’s child and...

Which will is best for you?

The simplest type of will is known as a mirror will. These are typically made by married couples...

Wills and second marriages

“That’s not what they would have wanted” is the most common phrase we hear from...

Protecting your investment

Buying a house, or helping a loved one do so, is likely to be the biggest purchase you will make...

Marriage and the protection of family wealth

Planning a wedding is a time filled with joy and excitement. However, it can also bring some...

Effects of Brexit when recruiting and retaining EU workers

The current Brexit deadline is 31 October 2019. It is difficult to second guess what will happen...
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