In marriage law, one of the most eagerly awaiting changes to the law as it currently stands is the implementation of no-fault divorce.
Care for the elderly and incapacitated has been in the spotlight recently, with the announcement of a rise in National Insurance to help fund health and social care. The sector, which was already under huge strain before the pandemic, is facing a crisis of staff...
As the UK housing market remains exceptionally busy this year, experts have advised anyone still looking to move home to act now, or risk a disrupted Christmas.
The property boom and the rise in UK staycations have led to second homes becoming increasingly popular. But in a seller’s market, how can you get ahead of the crowd?
Research from home-buying platform YesHomeBuyers has identified the quietest home moving areas of the UK. According to Property Reporter, the research was based on the average number of annual transactions over the last five years and has shown that areas such as...
If you would like control over how your affairs are managed whilst you are alive, then there are legal systems that allow you to control what happens to your finances, property and health if you are unable to manage them yourselves.
Law firms are used to carrying out the work involved in the execution of a will, but all too often problems arise from shortcomings in the document itself.
This week, the government launched a 12-week consultation into the modernisation of Lasting Powers of Attorney (‘LPAs’). An LPA is a legal document that allows someone to make decisions about your finances, health, and care for you should you lose mental capacity.
The Conveyancing Association (CA), which is the leading trade body for the conveyancing industry, has urged the government to move forwards with delivering promised leasehold reforms.
Asking prices for homes have hit a record high for the third month in a row, according to the leading property website Rightmove.