Private Law

How to deal with an estate as an executor during the coronavirus pandemic

In recent years there has been an increase in the number of claims brought against executors by beneficiaries. Coupled with increased financial hardship as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, it is vital that executors understand their duties and obligations to avoid claims. In this article, we set out what is required of executors, and...

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What use are pre or post-nuptial agreements?

You might have heard of either pre or post-nuptial agreements. Each agreement can play its part at certain stages of a relationship and importantly they can hold some weight in law. A pre-nuptial agreement is made before a marriage or civil partnership. Often, they are made because one party to the relationship brings a great...

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What will happen to Fido, Felix or Flopsy?

Our pets are our constant companions – on hand twenty-four hours a day, every day, offering loyalty and love. They help reduce stress by providing emotional security as well as providing a fixed routine. Pets bring us happiness and laughter to lift depression. As pets usually have shorter lifespans than their owners, people tend to...

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