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New fire alarm regulation for Social Housing Providers

New Fire Alarm Regulation: Social Housing Providers.

In November 2021 the government announced changes within social housing in that social housing landlords will be legally obliged to fit smoke alarms in all accommodations that are rented. How will this affect the sector? It is now the requirement that all housing association accommodation must now install smoke alarms in each property. When new …

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Family Court Fees

Family Court Fees

The introduction of Court Fees (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2021 has now increased certain court fees for the first time since 2016. The court fees are increasing due to inflation. The following increases will have effect: – The fee for filing a petition for a divorce, a nullity or civil partnership dissolution will increase from £550 …

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Coercive and Controlling Behaviour – Child Arrangement Order

Coercive and Controlling Behaviour – Child Arrangement Order

Earlier this year the court of appeal issued guidance on abuse domestic hearing and findings of fact. There were four conjoined appeal cases on the issue relating to fact findings in hearings relating to child arrangements under the Child Act 1989 Proceedings. Re B-B—appealing a decision of HHJ Scarratt. Re H—appealing a decision of HHJ …

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Digital Assets

5 tips on how to ensure that your digital assets are included in your estate planning

5 tips on how to ensure that your digital assets are included in your estate planning Organising your assets such as land, bank accounts and jewellery is a key part of the estate planning process. However, in the ever-changing digital age, we must also consider those non-traditional assets which hold sentimental or financial value (or …

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Make your Wills and LPA's

Millions of pensioners are still without Wills or LPAs

Experts have reminded the British public of the importance of making arrangements in case of death or lack of capacity. This comes off the back of latest research which has shown that millions of pensioners do not have Wills or Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) in place. According to a recent study conducted by retirement …

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