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12
JUN

The latest craze, or rather, demand sweeping the United States and which shall undoubtedly follow here, is the insertion of conditions in a Prenuptial Agreement as to what may or may not be posted on social media sites. Apparently, a typical clause is that neither party will post nude...

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I have been asked this question many times. And more often than not, people are surprised when I tell them the answer. If you die without a valid Will, the Intestacy Rules determine who receives your estate and how much they receive. It depends on (a) who survives you and (b) how much...

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A recent article in the Daily Mail posed this question. The lady making enquiry had two teenage daughters. No Capital Gains Tax would be due on any sale. Whilst it may not be possible, assuming there are no other balancing assets, to stay in the home forever it maybe the case with first...

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The founder of a company providing fee charging Mackenzie friends to assist family litigants, says a recognition of their acceptance in the legal landscape is a death knell for family lawyers. Well he would say that wouldn't he. He even believes they will sit above legal executives (who have...

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Do I have to pay my opponent's legal costs if I lose my claim? This is one of the most common questions my client's ask at the beginning of a claim. This blog should help to answer that question. Special costs rules apply to personal injury claims. Basically, you will normally not have to...

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