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How to move forward when a relationship has ended and you own a property together.

Thursday, 12 April 2018 |

Couples who have not married are in a very different situation to those who have.

Refunds on Power of Attorney registration fees

Friday, 16 February 2018 | posted in Wills & Probate

From 1 February 2018, the Ministry of Justice have announced that it is possible to claim a refund for the Lasting Power of Attorney registration fee.

How do I start divorce proceedings?

Wednesday, 07 February 2018 | posted in Family

To begin divorce proceedings you need to have been married for at least a year. Either one of the parties can file a Divorce Petition with the court stating the marriage has 'irretrievably broken down'.

Can an employer withhold all or part of an employee's final wage if they terminate their contract without notice?

Monday, 11 December 2017 | posted in Employment

Employees who fail to give notice or give less notice than they are contractually obliged to do will be acting in breach of contract and potentially could be sued for damages...

When should a creditor consider bankruptcy?

Friday, 17 November 2017 | posted in Litigation & Disputes

In appropriate cases the threat of bankruptcy (by serving a statutory demand) can be a swift and forceful method of debt collection. While bankruptcy may have lost much of its historic stigma...

My landlord wants to sell their freehold interest in my flat, what does this mean?

Thursday, 17 August 2017 | posted in Property

A landlord is prohibited from disposing of their freehold interest in a block of flats without first serving notices on the flat owners offering to sell it to them collectively.

Domestic Violence - How to Get Help

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 | posted in Family

If you have experienced physical/sexual violence, threats (including threats by text, email or social media), emotional abuse, harassment or controlling behaviour from somebody...

What is the residence nil rate band?

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 | posted in Wills & Probate

From 6 April 2017, a new residence nil rate band ('RNRB') has been introduced allowing individuals, in certain circumstances, to apply an additional nil rate band...

What can I do about my noisy neighbour?

Wednesday, 01 March 2017 | posted in Litigation & Disputes

If your neighbour is making a noise which is causing a nuisance, you can report the matter to your local authority. They will investigate and they may serve an Abatement Notice...