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Default Judgement

Circumstances in which default judgement is set aside ?

One of the most important tools for the claimant is the ‘Default Judgement’. However, consideration must be given due to consideration that it can be set aside. A defendant has 14 days to file an acknowledgement of service or file defence from the date of service of particulars of claim.  In the absence of filing, …

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Inheritance Tax -v- Divorce Settlement

Sismey v Salandron: Can a claim under the Inheritance Act supersede divorce settlements?

Can a claim under the Inheritance Act supersede divorce settlements? The Court has considered for the first time, whether the terms of a divorce settlement can be enforced as against a claim for reasonable provision under section 11 of the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (“the Act”). The case of Sismey v …

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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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