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What to be aware of before signing a tenancy agreement

August 31, 2015 12:00 pm

In recent times renting a property has risen significantly. Increasingly younger people especially have found it harder to get on the property ladder and recent reports have suggested that in a few decades’ time the amount of renters will outnumber property owners. Of course, what this means is that more people will have to be savvy about tenancy agreements and what they involve atorvastatin dose. As with any type of contract it is important to be aware of the content of the agreement and to...
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A cost effective divorce is possible

August 24, 2015 12:00 pm

Going through a divorce can be a difficult process on a number of levels. It is hard for the couple involved, children and indeed some of the friends and family around them. But another potential impact is on the finances of the couple involved. However, believe it or not is possible to have a divorce that is not overly expensive and can be amicable on both sides. Be reasonable In the heat of a divorce it is often possible to lose sight of things that...
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Legal issues surrounding the adoption process

August 17, 2015 12:00 pm

People want to adopt children for numerous reasons – it may be because they can’t biologically have children but still wish to be parents, equally it may be that they want to give a child a better life or that they wish to look after children after their parents have died and they want to ensure they are properly taken care of. What can be frustrating, however, is the legal process around adoption and it is very important to be aware of this before you...
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Larcomes’ Solent Swim for Portsmouth Young Carers

August 13, 2015 8:08 am

Janice Ward, Natalie Courage, Mark Tooley, Edward Shackleton, Scot Binstead, Dave Chadwick, Ray Gibbs, Keith Millar and Matthew Dixon are ‘Team Larcomes’ and are swimming the Solent(!!) to raise funds for the Portsmouth Young Carers. Larcomes have nominated the Portsmouth Young Carers Centre in Orchard Road, Southsea as their charitable cause for 2015. The funds raised by Larcomes Community Fund will enable the Young Carers Centre in Southsea to arrange activities and days out for the young carers. All the young people at the Young...
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What if the company I want to sue has ceased trading?

August 10, 2015 12:00 pm

There are various reasons you may want to sue a company that no longer exists. For example, if you worked for the company and developed a work related illness decades later you may be entitled to compensation only to find that the company no longer exists. However, there are ways around this and it is worth being aware of this when pursuing legal proceedings. Insolvency If a company is going into insolvency- you can report any issues that you have with the company to the...
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Ilott -v- Mitson (How Can Your Wishes In A Will Be Disallowed)

August 3, 2015 8:52 am

On Monday, the Court of Appeal gave what the press are calling a ‘landmark ruling’ in the case of Ilott v Mitson. Mrs Jackson died in 2004 at the age of 70 leaving a net estate worth £486,000. Her Will left a pecuniary legacy of £5,000 to the BBC Benevolent Fund and the remainder of her estate of to three charities, of all whom she had no connection with during her lifetime (Blue Cross, RSPB and RSPCA). Mrs Jackson left nothing to her daughter, Heather...
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