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  March 7, 2018
It was recently held by the Court of Appeal in the case of Lynn Lewis v Thomas Warner [2017] EWCA 2182 (Civ) that “reasonable financial provision” for maintenance, as defined under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (‘the Act’), could be fulfilled by an order to transfer the deceased’s (Mrs Blackwell) property to her surviving unmarried co-habiting partner (Mr Warner) for a sum greater than the value of the property.
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  January 11, 2018
The Philanthropist and co-founder of Microsoft has stated that he is to invest $100 million (in the region of £76 million) of his own money into research towards a cure for Alzheimer’s.
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  January 5, 2018
Over the last 20 years the number of ways we can communicate with each other has increased dramatically as a result of increased public access to the world wide web and the creation of social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Skype.
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  November 29, 2017
As we know, current law does not recognise the common law spouse. If an unmarried person dies intestate (without a valid will), intestacy rules dictate that the estate would pass to their children (if any). If the person has no children then the estate is divided between family members in accordance with legislation.
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  November 15, 2017
The Law Society has stated that it supports the Law Commission’s proposal that Courts should be able to recognise people’s final wishes, even where there is not a traditionally valid Will.
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  October 25, 2017
With Halloween fast approaching, it’s time to dig out your old legal documents and dust off the cobwebs.
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  October 4, 2017
Today, the modern family comes in many different shapes and sizes with each family having its own dynamic; from the interaction between family members to the varying relationships that can exist within a family.
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  September 25, 2017
Peoples understanding and awareness of Dementia is increasing as more and more people are willing to speak out about their experiences.
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