Private Client Articles

The Process of DivorceJune 19, 2006

Although divorce is a commonplace occurrence these days, few people going into their first divorce have much idea about how the process operates. Here is...

Living Together AgreementsMay 25, 2006

When you begin living together as a couple, without being married, it is best practice to set up a trust deed to make clear your...

Credit Card Purchases: Know Your RightsMay 25, 2006

When you order something and pay using a credit card, you are protected against loss...or are you? Although many people think that the protection that applies...

Changing Wills For BenefitMay 25, 2006

A will expresses the final wishes of the deceased person and it is commonly thought that a will is irrevocable after death. However, provided everyone...

Correcting Your Credit RatingMay 25, 2006

Most people require credit at some time, whether it is in the form of a credit card, a loan or an overdraft. However careful you...

Changing Wills For BenefitMay 25, 2006

A will expresses the final wishes of the deceased person and it is commonly thought that a will is irrevocable after death. However, provided everyone...

Neighbours From Hell: Local Authority PowersMay 25, 2006

The Housing Act 2004 contains a variety of measures designed to protect householders from the ‘neighbour from hell’, through measures targeting private landlords who turn...

Faulty Goods: Know Your RightsMay 25, 2006

In the UK, customers have various rights in respect of faulty goods. The Sale & Supply of Goods to Consumers Regulations 2002 were introduced in...

Pensions and DivorceMay 24, 2006

Divorces among the over-60s are by no means infrequent and, whilst the potential for acrimony arising from issues concerning young children is absent, they often...

Financial Settlements in Divorce: FactorsMay 24, 2006

The headline-grabbing decisions in a spate of  ‘rich list’ divorce cases in 2007 confirmed that the House of Lords  (now the Supreme Court) is emphasising that marriage...

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