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by Themer Slimane in Children, Helen Moody, Kinship Care posted 25th September 2020.

Rise in Special Guardianship Breakdowns in light of Covid-19

Over the last few months we have all faced difficulties because of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic however, we have become […]

by Themer Slimane in Elderly Care, James Urquhart-Burton posted 15th September 2020.

Do I have to sell my home to pay for care home fees?

By law, you are required to pay in full for your own care home fees if your available capital exceeds […]

by Themer Slimane in Contentious Probate posted 13th August 2020.

The Aftermath of Lockdown… Surprise Inheritance Tax Bills for Staying with the Kids?

For the many parents who have gifted their properties to their children as an early inheritance, many won’t realise that […]

by Themer Slimane in Elderly Care, Sarah Young posted 1st July 2020.

Home, sweet home…?

A bulletin issued by the Office for National Statistics today reveals that of the adults surveyed in Great Britain, almost […]

by Themer Slimane in Contentious Probate, Sarah Young posted 10th June 2020.

Disinherited? Death and the forfeiture rule

I wrote about the little known and unusual ‘forfeiture rule’ a few months ago in cases involving assisted suicide. The […]

by Themer Slimane in Contentious Probate, Court of Protection, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Sarah Young, Wills posted 8th April 2020.

Lifetime gifts; an update on ‘When is a gift not a gift?’

An elderly mother transfers her property to one of her children. It’s a common enough scenario. Often everyone involved has […]

by Themer Slimane in Helen Moody, Kinship Care posted 26th March 2020.

Our Helen’s top tips for Kinship Carers in Lockdown

With the country currently on lockdown due to the Coronavirus outbreak and the advice being that over 70’s are in […]

by Themer Slimane in Contentious Probate, Probate, Sarah Young, Wills posted 6th March 2020.

Defending a ‘mental capacity’ challenge to a Will; 3 things you need to know!

The Alzheimer’s Society currently estimates that 850,000 people are living with dementia in the UK; and that this figure will […]

by Themer Slimane in Grandchildren, Kinship Care, Nigel Priestley posted 27th February 2020.

Victory for battling Lancashire grandma!

A Lancashire grandmother has been celebrating winning a victory against Lancashire County Council. In 2018 the 65 year old grandmother, […]

by Themer Slimane in Family & Matrimonial posted 21st February 2020.

Are you divorced without a clean break?

When it comes to divorce proceedings one of the most important steps is to ensure that financial orders are obtained […]


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