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Care fees planning and stamp duty on second homes

Rebecca Laffan
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My parents’ Wills set up a trust for the family home to help with care fees planning. Will I have to pay second home stamp duty rates on the purchase of my own property as I am a beneficiary of a property under my parents Will? This is a question we...

Ockenden Report: key facts and findings

Kim Daniells
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You may have seen coverage of the recently published Ockenden Report in the mainstream media.The report, completed by senior midwife Donna Ockenden examined the failures in maternity care at the Shrewsbury & Telford Trust upon hundreds of families over...

Don't make a Charlie of yourself when it comes to litigation

Mark Jones
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Just before Christmas I wrote a blog which was based on Charles Dickens’ novel A Christmas Carol . It’s a book which is known the world over. What’s less widely known is that it gave rise to a real life Dickensian tale. It is one of the...

Are Lasting Powers of Attorney dangerous?

Mark Jones
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During the recent Christmas holiday, I listened to an edition of the BBC Radio 4 programme, ‘You and Yours’, which featured the topic of Lasting Power of Attorney fraud. (I know, I should have better things to do in the Christmas holidays than...

Alert: registered a Lasting Power of Attorney since September 2019?

Philip Williams
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If you have arranged your Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) since September 2019, then we strongly recommend that you also register your LPA document online. Here is our nutshell guide on the merits of online registration. What is the advantage of...

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