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Avoiding common delays in obtaining probate

Hardeep Gill
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Probate is a term which is loosely used to cover the administration of an estate, and it has a reputation for being a lengthy process. The administration includes a number of key stages, including obtaining the grant of probate, paying out to beneficiaries,...

Think twice before using social media during a family dispute

Avril Croud
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It is forecast that, by the end of this year, 90 per cent of the UK adult population will use a social media account at least once a month.  This is a remarkable statistic, but perhaps even more remarkable is that the average user is estimated to spend...

Legal steps to consider when diagnosed with a life-limiting illness

Hardeep Gill
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On top of the heartbreak and worry that a diagnosis of a life-limiting illness can cause, there will be a raft of concerns and uncertainties about your care and financial affairs, and it can be difficult to know exactly how to prepare from a legal...

Negotiating a senior executive package

Kenneth Amakye
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Recruiting the right senior executive can be an immense benefit to a company if they bring the right mix of skills, experience, and contacts to the business. It is not uncommon for the recruitment process to include some informal occasions, at which terms,...

Why you need clarity on dates and time limits in commercial contracts

Selwan Yousif
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Have you ever signed a contract which seemed to be perfectly clear, straightforward and reasonable at the time it was agreed, but which later turned out to be ambiguous in important respects or which gave rise to unintended and arguably unfair results? If...

Letting your tenant go: consenting to assignment and underletting

Abraham Khan
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If you are a landlord of commercial property, you will have chosen your tenants carefully.  A landlord wants to be sure that a tenant will pay the rent and service charge, and that the tenant will comply with the obligations in the lease so that the...

Can I put a condition on a gift in my will?

Hardeep Gill
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Deciding who should inherit from you in your will, how much they will get and in what shares, are big decisions to make. This can be made more difficult if you have particular concerns about a beneficiary and whether the inheritance could be at risk. ...

Parental responsibility and assisted conception via IVF or a donor

Avril Croud
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Nearly 60,000 people benefit from invitro fertilisation (IVF) and donor insemination at HFEA licensed fertility clinics in the UK, and it is not uncommon for an unlicensed clinic or ‘at home’ informal arrangement to be used for sperm...

Success in outsourcing key services

Selwan Yousif
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As your business grows, instead of taking on more staff, you may decide to outsource certain services either on a temporary or more permanent basis. There is almost no limit to the type of services that can be outsourced nowadays, from manufacturing and drop...

Paying inheritance tax when estate funds are tied up

Hardeep Gill
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When applying for probate in regard to an estate which is subject to inheritance tax, the Probate Registry requires tax to be paid before the grant of probate application. This can prove difficult as most financial institutions will not pay out sums to...

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