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Christopher Shepherd, Partner & Head of Litigation of Courtyard Solicitors in Wimbledon, London and Totnes, Devon has some important advice if...
June 2017
 It’s not a subject that you want to think about too much, however it is extremely important to have a will.    By writing a will...
On 27 April 2017 the Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017 received Royal Assent.  The Act provides  for applications to court to appoint...
Overseas property owners could face criminal charges
May 2017
According to recent published proposals, the Government may make it a criminal offence if foreign property owners fail to update a register. Under...
Probate fees set to rise in May 2017
April 2017
As of May 2017, the Government will introduce a dramatic increase in probate fees, despite astounding opposition. Currently the flat figure for...
The cost of going to court: your options
September 2016
How do you pay your solicitor if you have to go to court? In this note I’m assuming you have not been successful in settling your dispute by  “...

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