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Archive for August, 2016

Aug 16

Non-Molestation Breach Conviction Quashed Due to Misdirection

Harassment is an unfortunate fact in some relationship breakdowns. In a bid to reduce the incidence of harassment and molestation following splits, the Family Law Act 1996 made it a...

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Aug 16

Will Change Fight Can Go Ahead

Divorce is seldom straightforward, especially as regards the negotiation of the financial settlement. The lengths that some people will go to in order to disguise their assets or prevent assets...

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Aug 16

Administering Estates – Procedures and Pitfalls

A recent survey has shown that more than one in ten people who are thought to have died intestate (i.e. without leaving a will) may actually have made a will...

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Aug 16

Extending Your Home? Do You Need Planning Permission?

Planning rules relating to home extensions are complex but a householder's victory in a High Court test case is expected to make it significantly easier for some people to enlarge...

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Aug 16

Mental Capacity – Simplified System for Deprivation of Liberty Planned

The complexity of the law relating to people of diminished mental capacity has long been a bone of contention and, with an ageing population, the courts are being increasingly tied...

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Aug 16

Delusions and Dementia Do Not Invalidate Will

Many cases arise each year in which the validity of a will is challenged on the ground that the will's creator (the testator) was not of sound mind when it...

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Aug 16

Taking Children From Their Natural Parents Is Always a Last Resort

Not many people would disagree with the position that children should only be taken from their natural parents as a last resort and this is the view of the court...

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Aug 16

Moving In With Your Partner? Take Advice First

Entering into informal property transactions without the benefit of legal advice is a recipe for disaster, as a young man found out when his relationship with his girlfriend ended acrimoniously...

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Aug 16

Right to Refuse Treatment and Mental Illness

The right to die or to refuse medical treatment is a complex issue that has been the subject of debate for many years. It presents considerable legal, as well as...

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Aug 16

Judgment day, make them pay

Recovering debts quickly, efficiently and in the most time effective way is essential for you and your business. In these uncertain times debts can quickly mount up, get out of...

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Aug 16

Is Your Investment Protected?

It may be thought that if an investment is entered into using a UK-based firm, that investment is covered by one of the statutory schemes established to protect investors. However,...

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Aug 16

Baseless Will Challenge Leads to Costs Consequences

The dangers of trying to upset the provisions of a properly drafted will were made clear in a recent case in which the daughter of a wealthy man insisted on...

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