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Are the Courts still dealing with disputed Will claims during the Covid-19 crisis?

Posted on 30th March 2020 in Dispute Resolution, Coronavirus Pandemic

The Courts remain in operation and are hearing trials and applications albeit remotely, like most of us! You will still be able to dispute a Will and issue a claim through the Courts but, for the moment, most aspects of the claim will be dealt with electronically.

Posted by

Martin Laver

Partner and Solicitor

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Changes to the Civil Procedure Rules relating to Possession

Posted on 30th March 2020 in Affordable Housing, Coronavirus Pandemic

Further clarification has been given via an update to the Civil Procedure Rules regarding possession proceedings and proceedings “seeking to enforce an order for possession by warrant or writ of possession”. The text, lifted directly from the announcement is below.

Posted by

Sarah Schooling

Associate and Solicitor

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What can charities do to re-purpose restricted funds to release additional funding?

Posted on 27th March 2020 in Charities and Social Enterprise, Coronavirus Pandemic

Many charities are in desperate need of alternative sources of funding to maintain vital services to beneficiaries whilst the coronavirus crisis continues.

Posted by

James Evans

Partner and Solicitor

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Covid-19 Housing Management Update

Posted on 27th March 2020 in Affordable Housing, Coronavirus Pandemic

The Government have asked that everyone work from home where possible. With this in mind, we will all be working from home. We are therefore available should you have any queries or problems. As usual, just email in or give us a call. We remain available to undertake court work including applying for injunctions and possession claims.

Posted by

Sarah Schooling

Associate and Solicitor

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Support in the property market during Coronavirus

Posted on 27th March 2020 in Residential Property, Coronavirus Pandemic

Moving house can be stressful at the best of times, but the current unsettled situation surrounding Coronavirus brings with it a set of new challenges and uncertainty.

Posted by

Vernon Clarke

Partner and Solicitor

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Coronavirus, remote working and the implications for data protection

Posted on 26th March 2020 in Intellectual Property, Employment, Coronavirus Pandemic

Implementing remote or home working makes complying with data protection requirements more difficult as increased volumes of personal data are stored electronically and transmitted online. Here are 5 points worth considering to help maintain compliance.

Posted by

Dan Griffin

Associate and Solicitor

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Adverse possession – an explanation of the reality behind ‘squatter’s rights’

Posted on 25th March 2020 in Residential Property

A concern for a property owner with vacant land and buildings is the possibility of third parties taking up residency on that land or within a building.

Posted by

Nick Conner

Partner and Solicitor

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Intestacy: Married partners to receive more from an estate

Posted on 24th March 2020 in Dispute Resolution

The intestacy rules will take effect where an individual dies without a valid Will in place.

Posted by

Martin Laver

Partner and Solicitor

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Current position on recent and upcoming changes regarding coronavirus

Posted on 23rd March 2020 in Employment, Coronavirus Pandemic

There have been so many changes it can be easy to get confused. Here is the current position on recent and upcoming changes at the time of writing

Posted by

Stephen Jennings

Partner and Solicitor

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Deputy, trustee or attorney and the recent coronavirus outbreak

Posted on 23rd March 2020 in Probate & Wills, Coronavirus Pandemic

Here at Tozers, we have been taking steps to ensure that the lives of those, for whom we act as deputy, trustee or attorney, will not be impacted by the recent coronavirus outbreak.

Posted by

Sarah Phillips

Chartered Legal Executive

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Wills in the time of Coronavirus

Posted on 23rd March 2020 in Probate & Wills, Coronavirus Pandemic

With social distancing, self-isolation and the key threat of Coronavirus, it is a deeply worrying and potentially lonely time for all of us.

Posted by

Rachael Morley

Associate and Solicitor

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Allotment Gardens

Posted on 19th March 2020 in Rural Property & Countryside Matters

What security an existing allotment holder has, what terms should be included in a new allotment agreement and what are not allowed?

Posted by

Vernon Clarke

Partner and Solicitor