The Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022 offers much-needed changes to the Freeholder / Leaseholder relationship. We guide you through, alerting you to potential pitfalls for both sides.
After the shocking escalating ground rents scandal, the Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022 is enacted from June 2022
It’s been a long time in the planning, and we’ve watched it every step of the way. From April 2022, divorcing couples can access a ‘no-fault’ divorce
An inheritance sometimes creates tax or state benefit issues for a person receiving it but what are these potential issues, and can anything be done about them?
Did you know you can reduce your inheritance tax liability on death by making tax-free lifetime gifts? We are now about to end the tax year 2021/2022, and with the next tax year beginning on April 6th you are running out of time to make use of the year’s exemptions and allowances. Making use of […]
ContentsWays we can help the elderly in the winter monthsAct early, don’t be too lateKeeping Wills up-to-dateThe importance of Powers of AttorneyHow Cunningtons can helpOther sources Winter can be a dangerous time for the elderly, as they are more vulnerable in the cold It is a sad fact that every year approximately 20,000 more people […]
Costs of probate – or the administration of a Will – are rising by 26%. And the system is still taking far too long. We hope that increased cost will be accompanied by an improved service. Time will tell …
Braintree has been home to Cunningtons solicitors since 1748. They have expanded with branches across England, but their head office is always in Braintree, Essex.
Our Intestacy Rules Flowchart goes through all the steps taken to decide what happens if you die without having a valid Will.
What is ‘Intestacy’? And what happens if you die with no Will? In the event that an individual dies in England and Wales without a Will or their Will only disposes of part of their assets then their residuary estate (or the undisposed part thereof) will fall under the Rules of Intestacy – described in […]
When a marriage ends in divorce, children often suffer the most. Feelings of guilt, anger and sadness are inevitable. Resolution have assembled a guide and video that should help.
The large sums of money changing hands mean property transactions are a tempting choice for scammers. To look after ours money, we all need to be very careful of how we trust information in emails. These easy steps can save you thousands.