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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.
Whatever the outcome of Brexit, what has been highlighted are the international legal issues affecting families who are spread across different countries, including the UK, EU and beyond.
Commercial rent reviews are complex and specialist legal advice should be taken when entering into a Lease.