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In line with the existence of lasting powers of attorney (also known as LPAs) under both English and Jersey law, many will welcome the introduction in Guernsey law of the right to create LPAs.
Collas Crill
The States of Guernsey has published legislation introducing what is commonly known as "no fault divorce", as well as other practical and procedural changes to the divorce process.
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Harrison Drury Solicitors
With the summer holidays upon us, many families will be planning holidays abroad.
Ian Walker Family Law and Mediation Solicitors
With the advent of online divorce more and more people are doing their own divorce, especially since no-fault divorce has made the process considerably simpler.
Hugh Jones Solicitors
The Court of Protection has recently approved variation of a disabled person's share of an estate, but what does this case mean for disabled beneficiaries or any beneficiary who stands to lose means tested benefits...
RWK Goodman
In her second article on the legal questions prompted by the recent TV series THE SPLIT Jayne Martins, a Partner in our family team, examines the obligations on a lawyer when she knows more about the facts..
RWK Goodman
Getting divorced is widely recognised to be one of life's most stressful events. The breakdown of one of your most significant personal relationships is understandably destabilising...
Anthony Collins Solicitors
As this year's Carer's Week draws to a close, I was struck by the headline of a blog from South West London and St Georges NHS Trust - supporting carers is everyone's business.
Anthony Collins Solicitors
Earlier in Carers Week 2022, I commented on the economic benefit and value of unpaid carers - the equivalent input of their care to the system brings enormous benefits to society...
Anthony Collins Solicitors
I am constantly blown away by the care delivered to many of my clients - and so many other people - by their families as unpaid carers. The unerring devotion and dedication...
Anthony Collins Solicitors
I attended a conference last year where a carer gave a powerful presentation on what, as a carer, they were carrying each day. They were passed a balloon for each of the roles...
McDermott Will & Emery
Private Client Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of UK, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Withers LLP
When signing your last Will, with the required formality of two witnesses, you might reasonably expect that to be the last word on what happens to your estate (unless you yourself decide to change in future).
Withers LLP
When a vulnerable person cannot make decisions for themselves, most people would agree that decisions about care, living arrangements and finances should prioritise their best interests.
Gatehouse Chambers
In this Brew, Alison Meacher, Shazia Akhtar and Adam Smith-Roberts run through the essentials of Statutory Wills for people who lack capacity, when they might be needed, and the procedure for applying...
Withers LLP
The UK Trust Registration Service (‘TRS') is essentially a register of the beneficial ownership of trusts.
RWK Goodman
In this third and final instalment on my observations of Series 3 of the hit divorce drama, The Split, I take a look, at what the show got right – and maybe not quite!
Harrison Drury Solicitors
In many divorce cases, the two largest assets are the family home and the parties' pensions. Pension funds are a shareable asset which can be divided between you and your spouse...
DMH Stallard
When two people have a child and then sadly separate or divorce, parents can worry about what will happen with arrangements for the children. In most cases parents can agree between themselves...
Ellis Jones
This is a question often asked by clients and, in view of the recent pandemic, something which a lot of clients say they, and their family, wish that they had made sooner.
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