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Archive for July, 2016

Jul 16

Contractor's Failure to Fix Should Leave Blame Unchanged

Owning a property at the top of a slope that was unstable presented a couple with obvious challenges, but when these were compounded by problems caused by leakage of water...

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Jul 16

Ex-Husband Discovers Why Court Orders Must Be Obeyed

It is inevitable that those in receipt of court orders often consider them to be unjust – but that is never an excuse for failing to obey them. The High...

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Jul 16

Regulators Make Sure That Debt Counsellors Can Be Trusted

It is a comfort to consumers that those who advise the public on money matters are tightly regulated and can be swiftly shut down if they fail to come up...

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Jul 16

Gift-Giving – Guidance for Attorneys and Deputies

When a person can no longer manage their own financial affairs, these will be managed either by their attorney (if a power of attorney has been made) or by their...

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Jul 16

High Court Backs Rectification of Potentially Disastrous Trust Creation

Few businesses have the emotional ties that characterise a family farming business and it is no wonder therefore that families often take considerable steps to prevent a family farm from...

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Jul 16

Rushing Into Property Purchase Proves Costly

People often complain about the length of time it takes to complete property deals. However, one Court of Appeal case, in which a contract for sale was signed on the...

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Jul 16

Divorce Settlements Are Not Always Set in Stone

Divorce settlements are designed to provide certainty and finality so that people can get on with the rest of their lives. However, an important Court of Appeal decision has underlined...

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Jul 16

The Bank of Mum and Dad

It’s the perfect bank with low interest rates and flexible repayment terms – it’s the Bank of Mum and Dad! It is estimated that in 2016 this ‘bank’ will lend (or...

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Jul 16

Making a Will? You Can Make Whatever Bequests You Wish!

It seems only right that people can do what they want with their own money and can make whatever bequests they wish in their wills. In one case which underlined...

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Jul 16

Traffic Noise Blight Householders Win £125,000 Compensation

It is often thought that if a planning decision with which you are unhappy goes ahead and the development takes place, you must simply grin and bear it. This is...

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Jul 16

Disputed rights of way – A practical guide

Disputed rights of way are a common cause of friction between rural land owners. I am often asked to advise when a right of way is being interfered with or...

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