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Coronavirus, Strange Times for Wills – Naomi Pinder

Last week I went to London to spend time with my son and his family, two gorgeous little girls, the elder has just started calling me Nana and giving me big hugs and kisses! Delightful and such a blessing to me. I had intended staying for the week, but I came home early once “They” started talking about a...
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A Secret Garden, aka Trusts and Leases! Naomi Pinder

There is a scene in the film Notting Hill when Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts seek access to a hidden communal garden secreted away in the middle of London mansions.  I thought it was all so romantic, so I was intrigued to be instructed in relation to another hidden s...
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New Rules about who inherits if you die without a Will (Intestacy)

If a person dies after 6th February without leaving a valid Will and leaves a lawful spouse or civil partner and children, the spouse or civil partner inherits £270,000 of the estate and the balance above this figure is divided in half and the spouse or civil partner receives half of the balance a...
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Planning For Your Pet After You Have Passed Away

I have a black and white cat called Sam and he means the world to me, I’m not on my own and many of us love our pets, they provide comfort and love, but what happens to them after we have died?   The law treats pets as “chattels” instead of the living, breathing companions who live with us an...
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90% Of Customers Satisfied With Solicitors’ Service

The results of the biggest ever survey of legal needs (28,633 participants, data collected by YouGov in February and March 2019) has shown that 90% of people who had used a solicitor were satisfied with the service they received.    This is excellent news...
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Injured at Work? 4 Reasons Why You Should Seek Legal Advice

Nobody expects an accident to happen, especially not when they’re at work when they expect to be safe, but accidents happen in the workplace every day. Luckily, they are often not too serious, and mean you can get back to work and normal life quickly, but occasionally they can lead to serious injuries that ...
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Pursuing a Claim for a Workplace Accident

Your employer is obliged to provide you with a safe working environment and do their utmost to protect all their staff from suffering any harm while in the workplace. They should be transparent and tell their employees about health and safety issues which may affect their wellbeing.   If you’ve suffe...
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Important Reasons to Hire a Skilled Lawyer

Not every legal matter requires the assistance of a solicitor, there are times when you can deal with legal problems by yourself. Going to a small claims court or paying a traffic ticket are two such examples.   However, there are numerous circumstances where you’ll benefit greatly from the help of a...
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