August 30, 2019
In 1989 the Children’s Act 1989 (sometimes shortened to the Child’s Act) was brought in. This created a number of guidelines with regard to childcare issues, with particular emphasis on the welfare of children. Checklist One aspect of childcare legal issues is a checklist. This checklist comprises of what the child wants, their personal needs (education, physical requirements and emotional fulfilment), how any changes the court orders could affect the child, their background, any harm the child may have previously suffered (and the risk of...
August 23, 2019
Recently, the subject of divorce has become more prevalent. Recent headlines have highlighted some of the issues regarding how difficult it is to grant a divorce. This is why it is important to be aware of legal issues around separation and divorce. The difference Separation and divorce are two different things. When a couple separates, you are still married. However, you can set out a legal document showing you have been separated. This agreement outlines what a couple has to adhere to while they are...
August 16, 2019
There are many reasons why people may wish to buy land. You may wish to build property on that land or use it to build a commercial premise. Some people may wish to buy the land so that they can add an extension to an existing property or to prevent someone else building extensions or encroaching on their property. Whatever the reason, it is important to be aware of the legal issues around land acquisition. Check it is available This may sound obvious, but it...
August 9, 2019
It is a reasonable question- who are the people that check that the law has been properly enforced? This is why a judicial review is so important- it allows people to look at the way in which a law has been enforced and whether the process needs to be updated. The process A judicial review is not about reviewing a decision. It is about looking at the process behind how the decision was reached. If it is felt that the process was not correctly followed,...