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Protecting the interests we have in our home is always sensible but, if you are going through divorce proceedings, it is particularly important to protect any rights you may have. In this article, we summarise why, how and when you should register a “Home Right” where your spouse is the sole legal owner of your matrimonial home.
28 February 2017
In this note we summarise the models for a trade relationship with the EU which are most likely to inform the UK/EU negotiations following the Brexit vote.
17 February 2017
There are many different considerations when giving to charity: do you have a connection to a particular cause or organisation? What is your level of engagement: a one-off legacy or a “hands on” approach? Do you want to engage the next generation? We use a case study to guide you through some of the practical issues to consider before making a donation.
24 November 2016
Not so long ago, after a divorce, the higher-earning spouse would have to pay the lower earner maintenance for life. However, in the words of Bob Dylan, the times, they are a-changing in the family courts and we look at how.
24 November 2016
The recent Court of Appeal judgment in Burns v Burns is the latest on capacity to make a will. It is a salutary reminder of the importance of the “golden rule” of obtaining medical evidence when taking instructions for a new will from an elderly testator if disputes are to be avoided; and shows that someone with a poor, failing memory can nevertheless make a valid will.
24 November 2016
A summary of 2015’s key developments in private family law.
16 December 2015
We offer some insight into the implications of the cases.
19 October 2015
Proposed changes to the inheritance tax treatment of trusts are likely to be included in the Finance Act 2015. We use case studies to set out how the new rules might apply.
25 November 2014
With a dramatic rise in cases against exectuors in the past year, what's the best practice to make sure you avoid a claim?
25 November 2014
Divorces are difficult at the best of times, but add a family trust into the mix and it becomes even more fraught. What are the pitfalls you should be aware of?
25 November 2014
Family disputes can be costly, both financially and emotionally. Could mediation be a better route to resolution?
25 November 2014
If you own your own business, it's vital you make provision for every possibility, including what will happen if you lose mental capacity through an illness or accident. What do you need to consider?
25 November 2014
The Inheritance And Trustees’ Powers Act 2014 (IATPA) came into force recently. What does that mean for your family and loved ones if you die without a will?
25 November 2014
As we enter an election year, what is the future for this unpopular tax?
25 November 2014
If you are planning to purchase a foreign property there are some important legal issues you should consider first including how you will own the property, taxation and inheritance
14 April 2014
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