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We Agree We Want to Divorce. Do I Really Need a Solicitor?

Monday, 18 June 2018

On 1 May, the first fully digital divorce application was launched. So you may wonder, do you really need a solicitor to get divorced? Is face to face legal advice worth the cost?

We Agree We Want to Divorce. Do I Really Need a Solicitor?

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8 Tips Landlords Should Consider Before Leasing a Property

Thursday, 10 May 2018

Leasing a property is like running an investment business. Unlike stocks or ISAs, you can't just invest your money, sit back, and wait for a return. Being a landlord is a hands on experience that requires regular input.

8 Tips Landlords Should Consider Before Leasing a Property

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Move Home or Improve Your Leasehold Property? The Pros and Cons

Wednesday, 09 May 2018

Do you need more bedrooms for your growing family? Are you falling out of love with your house and thinking of moving? You might want to consider improving your home instead…

Move Home or Improve Your Leasehold Property? The Pros and Cons

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New Refund Scheme for Powers of Attorney - Can You Claim?

Tuesday, 01 May 2018

The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) has launched a scheme to offer refunds to those who made Lasting or Enduring Powers of Attorney applications between 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2017.

The Office of the Public Guardian's Refund Scheme - Powers of Attorney

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Stronger Tax Haven Transparency Laws - Are You Affected?

Thursday, 03 May 2018

The government has agreed new measures to increase transparency in offshore tax havens.

Offshore Tax Havens

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Trying to Avoid Care Home Fees? Why You Should Think Twice

Wednesday, 04 April 2018

Care home fees are a big worry for many older people. If you hope to pass on wealth to your children, you may be concerned that your savings or even your home may be used to pay for your care if you become ill or incapacitated.

Trying to Avoid Care Home Fees? Why You Should Think Twice - VWV Private Client blog

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Is Inheritance Tax About to Get Simpler?

Friday, 23 March 2018

The Chancellor Philip Hammond in January asked the Office for Tax Simplification (OTS) to look at ways to simplify the inheritance tax (IHT) regime.

Inheritance Tax

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5 Reasons Why Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Should Have a Pre-Nup

Thursday, 08 March 2018

With the royal wedding only three months away, there is still time for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to sign a pre-nuptial agreement setting out what would happen if their marriage breaks down in the future.

5 Reasons Why Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Should Have a Pre-Nup

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Fraudulent Calumny - Challenging Wills and Poisoning Minds

Thursday, 22 February 2018

As legal advisors, we routinely encourage people to make a Will to ensure their assets will pass as they want on death.

Fraudulent Calumny - Challenging Wills and Poisoning Minds

Articles & Blogs Conveyancing Private Client

Abolition of Stamp Duty Land Tax up to £300,000 - 6 Things You Should Know

Monday, 12 February 2018

Our quick facts guide to the new Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) relief.

Residential Conveyancing

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What's Yours Is Not Mine?

Thursday, 18 January 2018

Due to the complexity of the process, it is often inevitable that divorcing couples have to seek advice from solicitors and sometimes end up in court when dividing resources.

What's Yours is Not Mine?

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Family Law and Divorce - What's Yours Is NOT Mine?

Monday, 27 November 2017

Due to the complexity of the process, it is often inevitable that divorcing couples have to seek advice from solicitors and sometimes end up in court when dividing resources.

Family Law and Divorce - What's Yours Is NOT Mine?

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Mutual Wills, Mirror Wills & Crystal Balls

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

We are often asked by married couples, civil partners and cohabiting couples to prepare 'Mirror' or 'Mutual Wills' for them.

Mutual Wills, Mirror Wills & Crystal Balls

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Residential or Commercial Property - Where Should You Invest?

Friday, 13 October 2017

The prospects for savers in the current economic climate are not promising. Whilst investing in property is not without its trials, the potential returns on investment prove tempting for many.

Residential or Commercial Property - Where Should You Invest?

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Stolen Identity - What to Do if You're the Victim

Tuesday, 05 September 2017

Identity theft is on the rise in the UK and reached record levels last year. The financial and reputational costs can be high and identity theft can take many forms.

Stolen Identity - What to Do if You're the Victim