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Archive for October, 2015

Oct 15

New Reports Highlight UK Tax Burden

A recent report by the TaxPayers' Alliance (TPA) stated that the average British family pays more than £250,000 in tax (net of tax credits) during a 40-year working life. The...

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Oct 15

Specific Evidence Not Needed for Attorney to Stand Trial for Fraud

The crucial importance of appointing a reliable person to act as your attorney, to manage your affairs should you no longer be able to do so yourself, was illustrated yet...

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Oct 15

Car Dealer's Misrepresentation Proves Costly

When a person misrepresents something being sold to the extent that what is being promised to the buyer is significantly different from what is delivered, the normal legal remedy is...

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Oct 15

'Very Unpleasant' Wind Turbine Views Fail to Sway High Court

The national drive for more sources of renewable energy was very much in evidence as a High Court decision condemned residents of a rural area to live with views of...

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Oct 15

Court Rejects Divorce Settlement Revision

When a couple divorced in 2010, the broad terms of their financial settlement were agreed very quickly with some details finalised in 2014. The agreement included the passing of the...

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Oct 15

Divorce – Courts Should Not Tolerate Inaccurate Disclosure of Wealth

When the wives of two very wealthy men found that their divorce settlements had been concluded on the basis of information supplied by their husbands which was clearly wrong, a...

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Oct 15

Expert Involvement Helps Win Will Change Dispute

Everyone knows how fallible memory can be and also how easy it is to come to believe things that are not true. Normally, such aberrations are of little consequence, but...

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Oct 15

The Up and Down of Bank Deposit Protection

Hard on the heels of the announcement that the amount of bank deposits guaranteed to be reimbursed in the event of the failure of a covered financial institution is to...

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Oct 15

Will Overridden by Court – What it Means for You

A surprising decision by the Court of Appeal will disquiet anyone who wishes to leave a family member out of their will. Heather Ilott had been deliberately excluded from the will...

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Oct 15

Rights of Way – What Does 'Continuous' Mean?

Arguments over rights of access to land are very common, and a recent case shows the importance of the wording under which a right is granted. It involved a piece...

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Oct 15

Divorce Lies May Lead to Perjury Charge

Giving false evidence to any court can have serious consequences, as an errant ex-husband may be about to discover. Ex-spouses are often reluctant to pay their debts to their former partner...

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Oct 15

High Court Cracks Down on Unauthorised 'Party Venues'

City dwellers who are disturbed by 'party venues' sprouting up around them can take comfort from a guideline High Court decision which reinforced the powers of local authorities to quell...

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Oct 15

Mesothelioma Settlements Not Available Capital

Opponents of proposals by the Government to require mesothelioma sufferers to pay court fees of up to £10,000 to fund their claims against those responsible for them having contracted the...

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Oct 15

Judicial Mistake in DIY Divorce Settlement Rapidly Corrected

When a husband and wife split up, they amicably decided that maintenance would be paid by the husband to the wife for five years and agreed between themselves the main...

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Oct 15

Important Changes to Companies’ Administration

A series of changes that will affect all companies are coming into force as a result of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015. The new legislation intends to...

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