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Contesting a Will

Justin Emerson
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There are increasing numbers of people dissatisfied with the provision made for them by family members within their wills. More and more people are looking to challenge wills. But the vast majority of wills still pass through the probate process without any...

Avoiding Construction Disputes

Justin Emerson
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Construction disputes can be very complex, time consuming and expensive. Whilst it will never be possible to completely eradicate the risk of a dispute arising some simple steps can be taken to minimise the risk. Get the contract in writing Joint...

Unfair treatment by creditors.....your rights

Justin Emerson
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Being in debt can place significant stress on a debtor’s personal relationships, professional life and even their health. However, the situation can be exacerbated if the debtor feels they are being unfairly treated by the people they owe money to. ...

A Landmark Decision -

Michael Callaghan
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Adrian Howard Munday v The Trustees of the Sloane Stanley Estate On 24th January 2018 the Court of Appeal made a landmark ruling in the case of Adrian Howard Munday v The Trustees of the Sloane Stanley Estate.  In spite of sustained legal arguments...

Will housing market slow-down effect landlords and their tenants?

Justin Emerson
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For years, homeowners have come to expect that their property value will increase. But headlines predicting a housing slump are backed by figures that show a sustained slow-down of activity in the housing market and a dip in the rate of growth for house...

How to prove you have been the victim

Justin Emerson
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According to the Office for National Statistics most recent report on crime in the UK, there has been an unprecedented rise in the number of computer crime and identity theft incidences. The 2017 crime statistics survey estimates that there were 3.4 million...

Can't pay - Can they really take it away?

Justin Emerson
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The popularity of programmes showing the daily workings of high court enforcement officers has thrown into sharp relief the sheer amount of personal debt in the UK today. According to figures released by the Money Charity, it’s estimated that the...