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Aimee Aspinall

Posted 11 September 2018
by Aimee Aspinall .

Divorce FAQ – Part 2

Who pays the legal fees in a divorce? While negotiating a financial settlement you each use – and are responsible for paying – your own lawyer. As part of the settlement, however, one of you might negotiate that the other…

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Martin Laver

Posted 7 September 2018
by Martin Laver .

Who Can Inherit When There Isn’t a Will?

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When someone dies intestate, it means that the deceased died without a will, or a will was revoked by an action such as getting married, or physically destroying the will, or the will was invalid. The intestacy rules apply the…

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Nick Conner

Posted 7 September 2018
by Nick Conner .

Bump in the Night for Airbnb Landlords

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Rule changes on short term lets could see part-time landlords hit by a new tax bill from next year if they let out their whole property. Homeowners can earn up to £7,500 per year tax free by renting a room…

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Stephen Jennings

Posted 6 September 2018
by Stephen Jennings .

References from a galaxy far, far away

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A recent Employment Tribunal case has highlighted the need for employers to take great care to check references provided to them. The case of Francis-McGann v West Atlantic UK Limited is a fairly extreme example – in that case, Mr Francis…

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Aimee Aspinall

Posted 5 September 2018
by Aimee Aspinall .

Divorce FAQ’s – Part 1

To apply for a divorce, you must have been married for at least one year, and the relationship has permanently broken down. You will need to consider which fact applies to your particular case when presenting a petition for divorce….

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Paul Kelly

Posted 5 September 2018
by Paul Kelly .

New Prescribed form for Section 21 Notice

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From the 1st October 2018 Landlords wishing to end an assured shorthold tenancy under the no fault procedure by serving a section 21 notice, will be required to use a prescribed form, as part of the changes introduced by the Deregulation…

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