Legal Issues for Carers

7th Aug 2015

As a carer of someone with a long term illness or disability, it can be a real struggle to manage the day to day affairs of a loved one, but there are a number of legal issues you need to consider to ensure that both you and the person you are caring for are protected. You will find that if the per...

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Has your spousal maintenance been stopped ?

4th Aug 2015

With the fluctuations in the economy and trying to balance a budget, ensuring our finances are in order is of critical importance. In fact when the emotional heartbreak in a divorce takes its toll too many of us are tempted to bury our heads in the sand especially when it comes to resolving spousal...

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Can I legally change my name?

17th Jul 2015

Not many people realise that you can change your name without following any sort of legal process. So if you decide, like someone in the US to change your name to Optimus Prime (a robot character from Transformers) there is not a lot stopping you, however you may and most certainly will come across...

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What is the Court of Protection?

14th Jul 2015

The Court of Protection is the name of a special court that has become well known to the general public since The Mental Capacity Act 2005 was brought into force. The Mental Capacity Act 2005 says that anyone who lacks capacity under the definition of the Act, must have representation appointed by...

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