Intestacy is easy to avoid

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 of) will fall under the Rules of Intestacy – described in […]

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No-fault divorce April 2022

It’s had a surprisingly fast transition through parliament; the No-fault Divorce finally becomes an option for separating couples in April 2022

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We support the charity Will Aid

Cunningtons support charity and the local community through Will Aid.

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Lasting Power of Attorney

Having a Lasting Power of Attorney means your loved ones can care for you if the worst happens. Order an LPA for your unknown future.

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Dementia care week

In Dementia Action Week we increase focus on that vulnerable section of society who are losing out in our broken care system.

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Siblings dispute Will

When one child is disinherited, there will obviously be friction: but is it right to suggest a testator is incapable of writing their own Will?

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Dying Matters raises awareness of issues to do with dying, death and bereavement. They 2021 campaign focusses on being in #InAGoodPlace to die.

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Inheritance act claims

When you die, if you leave a valid Will you are under no obligation to leave assets to your adult children. As the case of Miles and Shearer vs Shearer shows, your Will can stipulate who benefits from your estate in England and Wales.

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Repossession under covid-19

In the ever-changing landscape of the Covid-19 pandemic, where do landlords and tenants stand when it comes to evictions, moving on, and rent arrears? Read the latest updates for residential and commercial tenants and landlords.

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Lessons to learn from Kate Garraway

ContentsDoes Kate Garraway have a Lasting Power of Attorney?Why being ‘Next of Kin’ is not enoughGet the legal aspects done rightHelp Completing your LPA Kate Garraway’s heart-breaking story of her husband Derek Draper’s year-long battle with Covid has been made even more complicated by the lack of legal protection she and Derek had in place. Most of us assume that when […]

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Claim for surveyor negligence

Claiming for professional negligence by a surveyor is possible: the ruling in the case of Large v Hart [2021] has implications for professional advice and information.

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Sunaks covid giveaway

Rishi Sunak’s Stamp Duty Holiday was a bold and expensive plan to encourage the property market back to life after the havoc wrought by the first pandemic lockdown. As it draws to a close we have an overview and consider how 2021 will shape up for the housing market.

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