January 29, 2015
Callcredit Information Group is working with commercial and family law solicitors Larcomes LLP to help reduce the risks associated with cybercrime. The solicitors, with offices in Portsmouth and Waterlooville, will use Callcredit’s online ID verification and anti-money laundering service CallML to help protect the business from money laundering by verifying the identity of new customers. CallML will enable Larcomes to screen customers in a quick, simple and ethical way helping to ensure the company is dealing with genuine customers. Internet security provider McAfee estimates that...
January 22, 2015
Who can and cannot adopt children is a very emotive subject. It can be difficult to decide who has the right circumstances to be able to look after a child and naturally this is often debated amongst politicians, families and pretty much anyone concerned with the welfare of children. In this article, we are looking mainly at the legal issues around adopting children and what you need to be aware of when you are looking to adopt. Who needs to be adopted? Every year...
January 16, 2015
In recent times there have been changes to care provision rules. As a legal issue this is something to be aware of as you want to be sure that your assets are properly protected. This is why it is best to get sensible legal advice and check that your will has been properly written with a trust fund specifically set aside. What are LPAs? LPA means Lasting Power of Attorney- in other words this is the person entrusted to hand over your legal affairs,...
January 12, 2015
If a local authority is concerned about a child’s welfare then they can apply to have the children monitored in order to make sure that they are being properly looked after. This in the simplest terms, is what a supervision order is and today we will look at the various aspects about this order and what it involves. Benefits A supervision order should not necessarily be considered a punishment – it can benefit the family as a social worker can come and help a...
January 6, 2015
You have probably seen celebrities in the paper refer to their separation or divorce as “amicable” (or if your surname is Martin or Paltrow you go for the more poetic “conscious uncoupling”). In reality, however, divorce can be difficult, stressful and emotionally draining. However, believe it or not it can be possible to have a divorce that if not amicable can at least be reasonable for all parties concerned and below are some tips to help make that happen. It is not about “right”...