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  • EHL Conveyancing Team
    Bank of Mum and Dad!
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      The Bank of Mum and Dad Most parents will naturally want to help their offspring onto the property ladder and with the price of property these days it is often a requirement to have the extra funds even when a mortgage is being obtained Chances are then that parents will be asked to provide… Learn more

  • EHL Conveyancing Team
    Need to recover a debt? Ensure you are compliant with the new ‘rules’
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    Need to recover a debt? Ensure you are compliant with the new ‘rules’   On the 1 October 2017, the new Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims came into force. Contained in the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR), businesses will be expected to follow the new protocol prior to commencing proceedings where they wish to recover a… Learn more

  • Rebecca Gunn - Residential Conveyancing
    Why make a Will?
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      Why make a will?   You spend your lifetime carefully managing your money and building up your estate but imagine if on your death it is all given to someone you never intended to inherit it and potentially leaving out your loved ones.   Without  a Will, your assets will be shared according to… Learn more

  • EHL Conveyancing Team
    How will the new one pound coin affect your business?
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    The new one Pound coin – how will it affect your business and what can you do to prepare In the past year we have seen the introduction of a new five pound note into circulation, so with the new 12 edged pound coin being introduced into circulation from 28 March 2017, we have formulated… Learn more

  • What is a practical New Year’s Resolution?
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    Many New Year’s resolutions tend to circulate around the common ‘go to the gym or learn new things’. Why not choose a New Year’s Resolution that will not only benefit you socially but also act as an investment in your future. A worthwhile resolution would be to start saving now for a deposit on your… Learn more

  • Emma Fuller - Wills, Probate and LPA
    Government hands back £520,000 left to ‘them’ in a Will
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    People typically leave their cash to relatives, or in some cases to friends, donkey sanctuaries or their cat.  But this week a £520,000 legacy left to “whichever Government is in office” prompted confusion over what was meant. The Executors had taken this to mean that the money should be paid to those in Government (namely… Learn more

  • Faye Williamson - Family Law
    A matter of Trust
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    With the rise in the number of people protecting their assets from excessive Taxation by the use of Trusts family lawyers are finding the unique problems they create quite a challenge .   Most children would not see their parents matrimonial home as belonging to the children at least while the parents were still alive… Learn more

  • Leanne Hathaway - Tax and Trusts
    Five things you should know about asset protection trusts
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    Trusts are often established as part of the estate planning process, and can be used as a tax-efficient means of passing on assets such as land, money and shares to your Partner or children. Tax aspects aside, they offer valuable asset protection in all manner of circumstances: 1. Lifetime trusts and elderly care assessment Assessment… Learn more

  • Andrew Robinson - Employment Law
    One Million People Face A Mortgage Shortfall
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      The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has estimated that one million people will not be able to pay off the total when their interest only mortgages come to an end. In the 1990s, interest only mortgages were popularly combined with endowment policies, but the low interest rate in past years means the endowments are not… Learn more

  • Faye Williamson - Family Law
    What do the changes to child maintanence mean for you and your children?
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      In December 2012 there were changes made to the definition of a qualifying child. A qualifying child is a child that maintenance must be paid for. Previously to December 2012 a qualifying child was one who was under 16, or under 19 and still in full time education (not higher than A-level equivalent). The… Learn more

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