Many Changes to Private Client Law in 2017

Posted 20 April 2017 by Capron and Helliwell

So far, this year has brought many changes in the area of private client law.  Below you will find a summary of some of the main changes.  If you would like further information or advice on how these changes affect you, please do get in touch to speak with one of our legal experts.  Lasting Powers of AttorneyThe Office of the Public Guardian deal with the registration of Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs).  These documents are set up to enable specified people to manage your financial affairs and/or make health and welfare decisions on your behalf.  You can set up a...

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Supreme Court Decision on Will Dispute

Posted 15 March 2017 by Capron and Helliwell

On 15th March 2017, the judgement was released by the Supreme Court in the high profile case of Ilott v Mitson, regarding a lady who made a Will and disinherited her daughter in favour of three charities.  The daughter of the deceased made a claim against the estate and was initially successful but the charities appealed to the Supreme Court.   The Supreme Court considered various factors in this case and the judgement can be found here:   If you would like to make a Will (or if you have already mad...

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On-line Shopping, On-line Friendships, On-line Dating, On-line Divorce?

Posted 23 February 2017

Yes, it’s true that you can find most things that you want on-line including a prospective partner, but is it really true that you can end that relationship in such a cold matter of fact manner as an on-line Divorce? Well yes, the President of the Family Division, Sir James Munby, has made it quite clear that 2017 will be the year that the official divorce process goes online. It is not a terribly new concept as Law firms have operated online providing this service for some time- you may have seen adverts such as ‘Get Divorced for as little as £39’ on the internet....

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What is probate?

Posted 12 January 2017 by Capron and Helliwell

One question we often get asked as Solicitors is: ‘what is probate?’  Usually this is asked by executors of estates who have been told by a bank, for example, to obtain a grant of probate in order for them to be able to release monies held in a deceased person’s name.   Probate has one of two meanings:   Specifically, it is a document that is issued by the Court to grant authority to executors of an estate to enable them to deal with certain estate assets.  For example, to sell a property or to collect the proceeds of a bank account if the balanc...

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