You have agreed to act as Guarantor and signed an Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement for a family member or friend. The lease Agreement was for a fixed period which has now expired. The landlord is now looking to you for payment of the rent but the lease has expired. Why then are you liable to pay when the lease was only for 6 months?
In their 2015 election manifesto the Conservative party pledged to take the family home out of tax by increasing the effective inheritance tax threshold for married couples and civil partners to £1million.
Dealing with the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority, more commonly known as the CICA can be a stressful and emotional time. This can be why people don’t claim. But when is it too late to claim?
From a purely property perspective, the 2017 Budget was hardly ground breaking and criticism would not be unfair when applied to the Budget as a whole. Changes that could affect the residential housing market were in truth few and far between.
Leading Law Firm Maxwell Hodge Solicitors are proud to announce that they are the official sponsors of Phoenix Netball, who are based in South Liverpool and regularly train at Liverpool Hope University.
It is interesting to compare and contrast two recent reported decisions.
Businessman Simon Leyland will swap his suit for his running shoes on the 2nd June 2017 to raise funds for Dementia UK.
In spite of overwhelming protest from solicitors, the government are pressing ahead with a massive hike in probate fees to prop up a struggling court system. For estates worth more than £50,000, fees will increase from the current flat rate of £155 to between £300 and £20,000 depending on the value of the estate.
A Will is one of the most important documents that a person will ever sign, yet surprisingly 2 out of 3 adults die without leaving a valid Will. This can cause a great deal of uncertainty at what is already a very difficult and emotional time for those left behind.
One of the most difficult aspects when choosing a solicitor is having trust and confidence in them. Where do you start and how do you make the right choice?