What to avoid when buying a house

House buyers’ complaints about misrepresentation and being lied to – how not to fall victim to the same traps that could end up costing you a fortune.

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Property misrepresentation

If you’re relying on a seller telling the truth on their Property Information Form, you could be in for a nasty shock. Our post covers some of the issues, and the comments below the post cover even more live issues from flooding to planning permission.

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Facing a Property Misrepresentation Claim

This collection of cases of property misrepresentation claims should remind all of us how important it is to tell the truth on a Property Information Form

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Electronic Will witnessing

The law which sets out how a Will is to be signed in order for it to be valid stems back to 1837 The Wills Act 1837 sets out that for a Will to be valid it must be signed in the presence of two independent adult witnesses, if this is not complied with the […]

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Software licensing issues

Software licensing issues can seriously affect a business, often through misreading licenses or malicious reporting. And it’s an issue that you might not even notice until you get the letter.

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No-fault divorce to become law in 2021

After years of campaigning for a no-fault divorce to be an available option for couples, we are very pleased to confirm that the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill received Royal Assent last week. Pre-2020 divorce options This now means that separating couples will no longer have to play the “blame game” in order to be […]

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No-fault divorce nearly in law

ContentsA no-fault divorce edges closer now Parliament has voted it throughThe existing system of ‘Fault Divorce’The benefits of a no-fault divorceTalk to our Family Law solicitors: A no-fault divorce edges closer now Parliament has voted it through At long last Cunningtons’ family department can welcome the news that MPs have voted in favour of the […]

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Effects of domestic abuse in Covid-19

ContentsDid you know the Family Courts are still open and operating hearings throughout the Covid19 pandemic … ?Contacting the PoliceChannel 5’s Abusive Partner documentaryHelp available from our Family Law teamYour access to Family CourtsContacting our Family Law department Did you know the Family Courts are still open and operating hearings throughout the Covid19 pandemic … […]

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Helping deliveries during the pandemic

Acting as a deputy or an attorney is an onerous task in the best of times and has become more difficult recently.

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House for sale at the end of lockdown

ContentsTime to move house? We’ve been waiting …The new normal?Changes in the way house buying worksSanitise and keep your distance!We’re all doing our bestWhat is YOUR new normal? Time to move house? We’ve been waiting … Not many in the game will have missed the Government’s change in the regulations allowing those who wish to […]

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Man Discussing a Deed of Variation

Using a Deed of Variation you can legally change a Will – but there are strict conditions. It is a way of reducing your inheritance in favour of someone else.

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Dying matters: talking about death is important

Dying Matters awareness week 2020 runs from 11th May to 17th May. This year’s theme is ‘Dying to be heard.’ Starting a conversation about death is never easy, especially with someone who is terminally ill or elderly, but we will all die one day. Having a conversation about death will not bring death any closer. […]

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