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FAQ I am acting as an Attorney for a relative under a Lasting Power of Attorney, am I allowed to make gifts from their funds if they are not able to consent by reason of their incapacity? There may be legitimate reasons why an Attorney or Deputy may seek to make gifts from the estate...

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 No Nonsense Guide For Clients What is an intervention? An intervention takes place when the SRA closes down a solicitors practice. An intervened firm cannot act for its clients. Why does the SRA intervene? The SRA intervene to protect the interests of clients, the...

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It sometimes happens that you have a personal injury claim being dealt with by a firm of solicitors that closes down. Normally you will get plenty of notice as the closure will be planned and the firm will write to you with advice about the closure, telling you why it is happening, when it...

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I'm going to be blunt about this. Some employers are taking risks with their employee's lives. They are either too lazy, don't care or are deliberately putting profit before the safety of their workers. I'm talking here about the failure to carry out Risk Assessments in the workplace....

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Under the previous system, the Child Support Agency, on appeal by a parent with care of children, could apply a variation to the standard assessment. It could cover a lifestyle perhaps inconsistent with declared income and the cost of that more extravagant lifestyle would be added back to the...

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