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The impact of Coronavirus on Devon and our local community

Posted on 26th June 2020 in Later Life Planning, Coronavirus Pandemic

Although we have a national reach, Tozers LLP is a Devon law firm at heart, and the welfare of our clients and the local community are at the centre of what we do. As we start to see the lifting of the Coronavirus restrictions, it is important to reflect on the impact that the virus has had on Devon, and how as a county we can work together to move forward in the future.

Posted by

Naomi Hoare

Solicitor

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Top tips for protecting against litigation fraud

Posted on 24th June 2020 in Parks

Fraudsters and other con artists employ ever more intelligent tricks to get their hands on money, by threatening legal action for alleged non-payment of invoices or illegal use of copyrighted materials.

Posted by

Leah Joyner

Paralegal

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How have funerals been affected by Coronavirus?

Posted on 22nd June 2020 in Later Life Planning, Coronavirus Pandemic

The rules and regulations surrounding attending funerals have been in the minds of many over the recent months, both due to the tragic increases in family members passing away and the lockdown restrictions in place.

Posted by

Rachael Morley

Associate and Solicitor

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Why social housing is a key part of climate action

Posted on 19th June 2020 in Affordable Housing

Upgrades to social housing can play a larger part than initially thought in the countries efforts to reach net-zero carbon emissions.

Posted by

Stephen Burtchaell

Partner and Solicitor

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'No Fault' Divorce Bill, what it means and when it could come into effect

Posted on 12th June 2020 in Family Law

As the Divorce Bill passes its second reading in the House of Commons we take a step nearer to No Fault divorce.

Posted by

Tracy Lambert

Partner and Solicitor

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Social housing continues to adapt to the impact of Coronavirus

Posted on 10th June 2020 in Affordable Housing, Coronavirus Pandemic

The Regulator of Social Housing has published the results of its second monthly survey of housing associations and local authorities on how they are coping with the Coronavirus pandemic.

Posted by

Deborah Black

Partner and Solicitor

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Is missing Inheritance Tax deadlines reasonable due to Coronavirus?

Posted on 10th June 2020 in Later Life Planning, Coronavirus Pandemic

For those of us who are having to deal with tragic loss and then the administration of a loved one’s estate, surely, then, the Revenue would permit us some breathing space on the usual Inheritance Tax filing deadlines?

Posted by

Rachael Morley

Associate and Solicitor

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Extended Stay to Possession Proceedings

Posted on 08th June 2020 in Affordable Housing

The stay on possession proceedings has been extended to 23 August 2020. This means that the court will not progress a claim for possession, unless it is a consent order for directions to take the matter to trial, or enforce a warrant.

Posted by

Sarah Schooling

Associate and Solicitor

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How to protect against litigation fraud

Posted on 04th June 2020 in Parks

Fraudsters and other con artists employ ever more intelligent tricks to get their hands on money, by threatening legal action for alleged non-payment of invoices or illegal use of copyrighted materials.

Posted by

Leah Joyner

Paralegal

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Furlough Scheme month by month overview

Posted on 03rd June 2020 in Employment, Coronavirus Pandemic

The government has published more information about upcoming changes to the furlough scheme. Here is a month by month summary of the changes.

Posted by

Stephen Jennings

Partner and Solicitor

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What will happen to my business after I die?

Posted on 20th May 2020 in Later Life Planning

If you run your company by yourself, perhaps as a sole director and shareholder, your hard work in building up your business will have cost you many hours of time and sleepless nights. But have you set up your company in such a way to allow it to keep trading after your death?

Posted by

Rachael Morley

Associate and Solicitor

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Why you should think about putting in place a Lasting Power of Attorney for health and care decisions

Posted on 14th May 2020 in Later Life Planning

The experience of caring for and seeing a parent or other loved one suffer for a prolonged period in the final stages of life, even when the grief has passed, causes many individuals to want their journey to be managed differently.

Posted by

Lucy Lamb

Solicitor