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Can My Partner Stop Me Having Contact with My Children?


There are some situations where one partner can prevent the other from having contact with their children. Although these situations are rare, they ex...

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Leasehold Vs Freehold Ownerships


If you are buying a property, the issue of it being leasehold or freehold will come up. The issue refers to the land where the property is located. If...

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Unmarried Fathers’ Rights


In the UK, every child has a right to see both of their parents.  For couples that stay together, this is not a problem, but when parents split u...

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Do You Need an Executor for A Will?


One of the most important things that we can do in life is ensuring that our loved ones are looked after to the best of our abilities when we die. For...

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Can you Sue the NHS for Medical Negligence?


In the UK, the NHS is an organisation that is treasured across the board. For many, it is one of the country’s greatest achievements and somethi...

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No Fault Divorce - Long Awaited Changes


Over recent years there have been calls from many family lawyers and in particular pursued by Resolution, which is an an organisation of family lawyer...

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What Happens If I Don’t Attend Family Court?


Family court is involved with cases that cover families and children. They can help to resolve family law disputes relating to divorce, adoption, and ...

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Our Criminal Defence Solicitors Explain: What Happens After You're Arrested?


Being arrested is a traumatic experience, but regardless of the outcome of your arrest or any subsequent court summons, you are entitled to certain ri...

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What is the Bolam Test?


When something goes wrong in a medical setting it can often have a long-lasting negative impact on people’s lives. If this is the case, sometime...

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What Is General Litigation?


You may have heard the word ‘litigation’ being used in the legal profession, and the word actually means the process of taking someone to ...

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How Long Do Medical Negligence Claims Take?


Medical negligence claims vary considerably in duration. Whereas simple and straightforward claims for more minor injuries can take just a few months ...

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How Much Equity Can I Take From My House?


Equity release allows you to release cash in a loan secured against the value of your home. Equity release is only typically available past the age of...

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What Are Care Proceedings?


  Care Proceedings are a type of court proceedings. These are instigated by a local authority’s Social Services Department. Care Proc...

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What Is A Personal Injury Claim?


Personal injuries are injuries sustained due to the negligence of another who owed you a duty of care. Over 80% of money claims made in the UK are per...

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What is the Care Proceedings Process?


Care Proceedings occur when a local authority’s social services believe that they need to intervene with a child’s care because they are s...

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What Is Clinical Negligence?


Clinical negligence, also called medical negligence, is when medical professionals or organisations who owe a legal duty of care fail to meet the expe...

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How to Apply for Legal Aid


In the UK, if you require legal assistance but don’t have the money to pay for it, you can consider whether you are eligible to receive free leg...

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What Probate Forms Do I Need?


If you have been named the executor of a person’s will when they have passed away, or are dealing with their estate, it might be necessary to ap...

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Transaction Forms Explained


When there is a business or residential sales transaction made, there are several forms that must be completed. The forms each supply different inform...

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How Long Do Compensation Claims Take?


Whether you are looking to make a compensation claim for medical negligence, if you’ve been in a car accident, or if you’ve suffered an ac...

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What Happens When a Compensation Claim Goes to Court?


If you have suffered an accident or incident where you believe that you are eligible to receive an amount of compensation, you can make a claim agains...

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When Is Probate Required?


When a person passes away it is necessary for somebody to organise their affairs. This means ensuring that their estate is valued, their debts paid, a...

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