Justice Secretary David Gauke announced last weekend that the government will undertake a consultation on the issue of no fault Divorce.
Legal reform for unmarried couples is slow in coming.
The judgement in the recent Supreme Court Appeal case of Owens and Owens was not what many people hoped for.
Under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 it is a criminal offence for someone to Harass you. The act also creates a civil cause of action for individuals who are subject to Harassment.
Clients often have questions about Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) – they may not be entirely clear what a LPA is, why one might be needed and when they should apply for one.
- 96% of people in the North West leave important health and welfare decisions to chance
- By 2025, more than 13 million people who are at risk of mental incapacity will not be prepared
- 73% would like a family member to make medical and care decisions on their behalf, in the event of mental incapacity
- 78% haven’t discussed end of life medical and care wishes
- 40% admit to having made no provisions at all, such as a will, LPA, pension or funeral plan
- Coalition of partners join forces to warn of ‘incapacity crisis’ led by SFE, including Baroness Ilora Finlay, Alzheimer’s Society, Dying Matters, Age UK, Anchor, and SOLLA
Heswall and West Kirby branches of Maxwell Hodge Solicitors participated in “Make a Will Month” in April, and are pleased to announce that they raised £2,070 in aid of Wirral Hospice St John’s.
The Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements 2018 apply to holidays booked from 1st July this year. They extend the definition of package holidays and introduce the concept of linked travel arrangements.
When you make a decision to have work done on your home, time is spent considering what sort of work is required, who should do it and how much you can afford to pay. These are all important decisions, which can be difficult.