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Can You Do Probate Yourself?

April 18, 2019 2:23 pm

The process of probate requires people to find out what assets, money and property a deceased person has, as well as looking at distributing those items based on the wishes in their will. Often, someone will appoint a legal professional to do this for them. But it is worth asking- can you do probate yourself? It depends The simple answer to “Can you do probate yourself?” is “It depends.” If someone has named an executor in their will, then that person is the one who...
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Typical Issues With Commercial Planning

April 12, 2019 2:22 pm

Commercial planning can often be crucial for businesses. It can mean the ability to create new premises or the ability to extend and upgrade an existing commercial property. A big part of this process is commercial planning, so it is important to be aware of the legal issues around this. Enforcement action It may sound obvious, but it is vital that you secure permission before you begin building work. If you don’t comply, then there is the danger of fines and court action. This can...
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What Is Environmental Law?

April 5, 2019 2:21 pm

On the basic level, environmental law is the group of laws that govern how we as people interact with the environment around us. This covers the rules, regulations, agreements and laws that are relevant to our environment. It covers a range of issues, such as the use of natural resources, the prevention of pollution and the protection of local plants and animals. In the UK In the UK, the main environmental agencies are the Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales, Scottish Environment Protection Agency and the...
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