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Ethical veganism can be classed as a philosophical belief

Ethical veganism…

An employment tribunal in Norwich has ruled that ethical veganism constitutes a religious or philosophical belief and is therefore …

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New regulations allow same sex couples to have a civil partnership

Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Deaths …

Civil partnerships are now extended to opposite-sex couples in England and Wales and certain opposite-sex relationships formed in …

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Lasting powers of Attorney - are they more important than a Will

Just how important are Powers of Attorney?

Lasting Powers of Attorney allow you to appoint people to make difficult decisions and fulfil your wishes when you are no longer …

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Employment Law Update November 2019

Employment law update November 2019

Guidance for menopause at work, Noreen v Recruitment Finders Limited and  Make sure you have a comprehensive IT and …

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In absence of a Will, the Intestacy Rules dictate what happens to an estate

How to avoid legal battles and complications with Wills…

In absence of a Will, the Intestacy Rules dictate what happens to an estate:

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Changes at Probate Registry cause substantial delays with grants of probate

Chaos at the Probate Registry…

In recent months, there have been substantial delays with the Probate Registry processing applications for a Grant of Probate, …

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Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) enable you to choose people (Attorneys) to make decisions for you and act on your behalf if you lack capacity to manage your financial affairs

One of the most important documents you can have…

The OPG is working on a proposal for paperless LPAs and looking at launching an online service.

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Lasting Power of Attorney Health & welfare, a document to have so that you are cared for if you do not have mental capacity

Your health & welfare…

There may come a time in your life when you don’t have the mental capacity to make or communicate your own decisions concerning …

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Lasting power of attorney, personal welfare and property & affairs, one fo the most important documents you could ever have

Lasting Powers of Attorney...

Should you become incapacitated at any time, for example if you were to have a stroke, then without a Lasting Power of Attorney, …

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No Fault Divorce, what is it and how will it work?

No fault divorce

It has recently been announced, after a long standing campaign and public consultation, that divorce laws will be reformed. …

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