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Dealing with dementia – We are here to Help!

What is dementia? Dementia is a general term for over 100 different diseases, including Alzheimer’s. It describes the symptoms of several diseases and conditions which cause the progressive decline of the brain. One type of dementia is the most common. Symptoms associated with dementia: Thinking speed lowered Difficulty in making Judgement Mood and emotions Memory …

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New Domestic Abuse Act 2020 Becomes Law

Updated: 22nd September 2021 The Domestic Abuse Act 20201 became law after the royal assent on 29th April. The landmark legislation aims to provide added protection to the millions of people in the UK that suffer from domestic violence. The listed below are the added protection: Increase scope to include controlling and cohesive behaviour to acknowledge …

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The importance of updating Will for married couples ?

A recent court case has emphasised the significance of married couples having Wills which makes provision for unusual life events. See below news update from our Will writing service in Enfield team. In this case, Mrs Margaret Bailey died of cancer in February 2019 and her husband Alan passed away three months later in unexpected …

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Section 21 and Section 8 Notice periods to revert to pre-Covid time

The Coronavirus Act 2020 (Residential Tenancies and Notices) (Amendment and Suspension) (England) Regulations 2021 coming into force on 1 October 2021 means that notice periods will now revert to pre-covid time. What does this mean?  This means that the notice period for section 21 notice will revert to 2 months’ notice and section 8 notices …

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CASE STUDY: Wills and Probate – Lasting Power of Attorney

Client circumstances: Mr. Alexis was a 65-year-old man living with his wife of 40 years, Mrs. Alexis, in the home they share and is jointly owned. Mr. Alexis had Alzheimer’s disease, the symptom of which was mild, to begin with. However, as the disease progressed, Mr. and Mrs. Alexis increasingly struggled to cope with Mr. …

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