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  • Family disputes after death | Disputes over cremation ashes

    Family disputes after death | Disputes over cremation ashes

    Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for disagreements to arise between family members when there are conflicting opinions over funeral plans and lasting resting places for loved ones. Simply mentioning in a Will that you are opting for crem...

  • ​Zero hours contracts – it's not all doom and gloom

    ​Zero hours contracts – it's not all doom and gloom

    Zero Hours contracts have recently appeared in the news again, but not necessarily in a negative light. The amount of Zero Hour Contracts have reached a record high with 2016 records showing a 14% increase in these contracts compared to 201...

  • Vital Role of Solicitors in Legacies for Charities

    Vital Role of Solicitors in Legacies for Charities

    Recent research has emphasised how important the role is of a Solicitor in the decision by someone making a Will as to whether they make provision in the Will for a gift to charity. Legacies for charities in Wills are a very large part of t...

  • Stealth tax introduced via the back door from May

    Stealth tax introduced via the back door from May

    Probate fees are due to change from May 2017, despite a Government consultation to which 97.5% of respondents were against the increase. Probate fees are the fees payable to the Probate Registry when someone dies and their estate needs admi...

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