How DIY wills go wrong and how to fix them

When DIY Wills Go Wrong And How To Fix Them

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The internet has made it easier than it’s ever been for people to access legal services. Over the last decade, accessing legal documents has seen a growth amongst online users. There are many dangers and pitfalls with using such online downloadable templates. However, these issues don’t always stop people who are looking for the cheapest option even if it means …

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What’s A Cohabitation Agreement And Why Is It Important To Have One?

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You’re part of a couple, but you’re not married, and you have made the decision to move in together. Quite exciting, isn’t it? Numbers show you are definitely not the only one. According to the latest data, the cohabiting couple family continues to be the fastest growing family type in the UK in 2015, with an altogether increase of 29.7% …

assisted dying

What Brian Rix Said About The UK’s Assisted Dying Law

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Lord Brian Rix, one of Britain’s most beloved stage and TV actors, passed away last month after succumbing to a two-year battle with a terminal disease. In his last years, Lord Rix stirred a lot of public attention with his firm stance on assisted dying; more specifically, how the UK law regulating assisted dying and euthanasia needs to change, and …

family disputes

What Is A “Children Scheme” In Family Disputes?

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What Is A “Children Scheme” In Family Disputes? Family disputes are perhaps the most painful and delicate of all, which is why most people want to take the quickest and simplest road to their legal resolution. To that effect, this July IFLA (The Institute of Family Law Arbitrators) has launched the so-called “Children Scheme” developed by a team of leading …

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Where Can Family Law Improve On Long Term Fostering?

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Where Can Family Law Improve On Long Term Fostering? Do you know the difference between adoption and long-term fostering? It’s simple, yet creates a substantial difference from a legal standpoint. Not all children who are living away permanently from their birth families want to be adopted. In such case, they go into long-term foster care until they’re adults. Basically, foster …