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It is always so harrowing when we lose a loved one but it is seems even worse in these difficult times. Dealing with the emotional roller-coaster of bereavement is hard enough without having to grapple with the practical problems such as paying Inheritance Tax. For...
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme- for employers and employees Coronavirus has impacted on most aspects of our lives, and indeed on businesses. To safeguard from redundancies, under a temporary scheme available since 1 March 2020, employees can be furloughed...
When somebody loses the capacity to make their own decisions and doesn’t have a Power of Attorney, the Court of Protection can appoint a Deputy to make these decisions on their behalf. This is done by way of a Deputyship Order.
Money Matters on Divorce – ‘Clean Break’ & Other Options. There is a set process and Harold G Walker’s Family Team can offer a fixed fee when acting for a client on a routine ‘undefended’ divorce.
The Tenant Fees Act 2019, known by some as a ‘tenant fees ban’, whilst prohibiting landlords from charging upfront fees, still allows them to charge for rent, and refundable holding and security deposits for tenancies entered into from 1 June 2019.
It’s incredibly important for everyone to make a Will. Making a Will can avoid any complicated legal battles or even family disputes.
When moving house finances are usually at the forefront of your mind. Unfortunately, the costs do not stop once you have had an offer accepted.
What is a Lasting Power of Attorney and why is it recommended to have one? Head of Wills & Probate Gaynor Cooke explains…
Intending to sell your leasehold flat but wanting the lease term extended? Harold G Walker provides an explanation of how this may be achieved and what is involved.
Has the winter storms caused damage to boundary fences, trees and hedges? Time to carry out repairs and restoration works but in doing so, be mindful of where your boundaries are.