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Calls For a No-Fault Divorce – An update

Following the article we published in June 2017 where we discussed the impact of a recent Court decision and calls for a no-fault divorce that followed that decision, there have been some developments in that case.

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Hidden Injuries

When someone is involved in a serious accident, the injuries they sustain are often self evident. Some injuries are less obvious however.

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Ground Rents on New Flats

Escalating ground rents on new flats has been a hot topic of conversation in legal circles for some time and has recently become a topic in the media with Nationwide announcing that it will not provide mortgages on certain properties.

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The New Residence Nil Rate Band

From April 2017, a new Residence Nil Rate Band (RNRB) has been introduced which, for those who qualify, will mean that the amount of money that you can leave in your Will, before paying Inheritance tax, has increased and will increase further over the next few years. From 2020-2021 couples who qualify will have a maximum of £1,000,000 that they can leave, before paying Inheritance Tax.

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The Gig Economy

Depending on how exciting your usual reading material is you may have come across a lot of excitement being generated about the so-called ‘gig economy’.

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The Private Client Department were thoroughly professional yet friendly and approachable. No query or request was deemed too insignificant for a clear and prompt answer.

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Damages Awarded To The Victim Of “Sexting”

The BBC has reported that for the first time a victim of “sexting” has been awarded compensation in a Civil Court. The unnamed victim brought a civil claim for damages following the successful conviction of William Whillock.

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