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Cohabiting? Know your rights

If you are living together with your partner but you are not married or in civil partnership, then you are ‘cohabiting’. Cohabitation is the ...

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When the Honeymoon is over…

Love Island, a series dominating our television screens, involves a group of contestants, referred to as Islanders, living in isolation from the outside world ...

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A ruined holiday

There’s been much in the press over the last couple of years about Holiday Sickness claims and whilst the media has been dominated ...

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Lasting Powers of Attorney; what you need to know

In an age where so many of us are carers for our parents at the same time as providing for our children, is it ...

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Proposed changes to Probate Fees

There is much speculation in the media at present with regard to the announcement in November 2018 by the government of their intention to restructure ...

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An unusual will…

A letter drops on your mat. It is a creamy, weighty envelope with a typed address. This is not the milk bill, or an ...

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Fail to plan and you plan to fail!

Fail to plan and you plan to fail – this famous quote is very true of estate planning.

Planning and preparation can help ...

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The cost of buying a home

Buying your first home can be an expensive experience. There are a lot of hidden costs that you may not realise when thinking about ...

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Buying in a Conservation Area?

By Joanne Oldfield, Conveyancing Solicitor

There are nearly 10,000 conservation areas in England and they are designated for their special architectural and historic ...

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Residential Nil Rate Band Increased for a third time

By Emma Huscroft, Wills & Probate Solicitor

Figures announced by the HMRC this month confirm another record high of £5.369 billion in Inheritance ...

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Does a pension matter on divorce?

By Christine Pick, Family Law Specialist

Yes, a pension may be one of the most important and valuable assets on divorce.  Even ...

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Cohabitation Agreements – your questions answered

There are so many myths around common-law marriages and cohabitation agreements. Here we’ve answered some of the most common questions that often crop ...

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Do you think you have a common-law marriage?

Do you need a cohabitation contract?

Apparently 46% of people in England and Wales believe in “common-law” marriage according to a recent survey ...

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Are you Disability Confident?

As a responsible Employer we are committed to ensuring our business is accessible to everyone. This includes those who have a disability; whether noticeable ...

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Has no-fault divorce finally arrived?

After many years of campaigning, the news that the government had confirmed it would introduce new legislation allowing for a no-fault divorce was welcomed ...

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Brushing your teeth? A pre-nup conversation starter…

The Financial Times printed a rather tongue-in-cheek article suggesting the best time to ask your fiancé for a pre-nup is when they are brushing ...

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