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Recent publicity about a claim on behalf of a child affected by foetal alcohol syndrome is causing unnecessary public alarm. There appears to be an outcry at the prospect of "criminalising” women, prompting at least two leading women's charities to suggest that it could set a legal...

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It was announced today (3rd December) that there would be changes to the stamp duty paid on the purchase of residential properties. Instead of paying a single percentage based on the price band your house fell in, you will now pay based on different rates depending on the portion of the...

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Lee Marston, partner in the Family team at Clough & Willis, on why it's so important to work with a lawyer during a divorce... The doing away with Legal Aid has courted much controversy in the media, across the legal community and for those people who have been affected by its demise....

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The first question from most of my clients who have to have time off work because of an accident isn't "How much compensation will I get?”, but " How am I going to pay my mortgage next month?” If you are involved in an accident, maybe a road traffic accident or an accident at work, even...

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Many people think that once a Will is made it cannot be changed, unless there is a fraud! But, that is not so. The Court has long had the power to change a Will, if it does not make what the Court believes is proper provision for certain types of people. From 1st October 2014 the law...

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