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Non-Molestation Orders

Posted on 12th October 2017 in Family Law

A Non-Molestation Order can be applied to put a stop to domestic abuse to help protect you and to ensure the safety and wellbeing and health of you and your children. Domestic abuse can include the following:

Posted by

Ricky Noble

Senior Paralegal

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Divorce Costs Order

Posted on 10th October 2017 in Family Law

The term ‘divorce costs’ can be unclear and, to the person being asked to pay those costs, it can be confusing.

Posted by

Ricky Noble

Senior Paralegal

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Armed Forces Pensions Solicitors

Posted on 28th September 2017 in Family Law

Since the early 1970’s the Courts have been required to take into account the value of any pension held by both parties to a divorce in determining their financial settlement. However, before the introduction of pension sharing, it was not possible to transfer either the value of the pension benefit or the benefits themselves from the scheme member who owned the benefits to another person.

Posted by

Caroline Ryan

Head of Private Family

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Guide to the Consumer Rights Act and buying a horse

Posted on 21st September 2017 in Rural Property & Countryside Matters, Dispute Resolution

Has the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA), which replaces the Sale of Goods Act 1979 (SGA) from October 2015, put buyers in a better position to reject a horse after purchase? 

Posted by

Jill Headford

Partner and Solicitor

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What is a Disputed Will?

Posted on 13th September 2017 in Dispute Resolution

Sometimes there are problems with the will itself and sometimes people are unhappy with the contents of the will.

Posted by

Martin Laver

Partner and Solicitor

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Can you develop green belt land?

Posted on 08th September 2017 in Planning and Licensing

When considering applications for development in the green belt, local planning authorities are meant to ensure that substantial weight is given when considering potential harm to the green belt.

Posted by

Amy Cater

Partner and Solicitor

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Young Girl ‘Died of Meningitis’ Just Hours After She Was Sent Home From Hospital

Posted on 07th September 2017 in Medical Negligence

Girl, four, ‘died of meningitis’ just hours after she was sent home from the hospital.

Posted by

Endurance Arthur

Partner and Solicitor

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Who can inherit when there isn’t a Will?

Posted on 07th September 2017 in Dispute Resolution

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.

Posted by

Martin Laver

Partner and Solicitor

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Case study on why suspension for misconduct is not a neutral act

Posted on 06th September 2017 in Employment

In the recent case of Agoreyo v London Borough of Lambeth, the High Court held that the suspension of a teacher to allow for a misconduct investigation was not a neutral act and amounted to a breach of the implied term of mutual trust and confidence.

Posted by

Stephen Jennings

Partner and Solicitor

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Inheritance rights under the Mobile Homes Act

Posted on 06th September 2017 in Parks, Later Life Planning

A single named owner has passed away and pitch fees amongst other charges are accruing but who do you pursue for the debt?

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What are permitted development rights for agricultural buildings?

Posted on 21st August 2017 in Planning and Licensing

Permitted development rights enable certain building works and changes of use to be carried out without needing to obtain planning permission from the local planning authority.

Posted by

Amy Cater

Partner and Solicitor

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Can my registered company name prevent a competitor from using it?

Posted on 16th August 2017 in Intellectual Property

Often we are approached by frustrated businesses who have discovered someone else has been using their name but have no registered trade mark.

Posted by

Jill Headford

Partner and Solicitor