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Thursday, 25 March 2021
I am pleased to say the second edition of A Practical Guide To Elderly Law is going to be published on Monday 19th April 2021 by Law Brief Publishing. The Second Edition of this book continues to provide an accessible read for lawyers and p...
Wednesday, 17 March 2021
What are the key ways to win a legal case? From experience what are the dos and do nots? 1 Focus on the End Game. Within legal disputes, it is very easy to get lost in the emotion and the day to day grind of correspondence with the other si...
Tuesday, 16 March 2021
If one is make to make an Application for Inventory and Account the legal costs are as follows: Making Application to The Court - This includes the Court summons(two page document) and supporting affidavit (this sets out the background to t...
Wednesday, 16 December 2020
Once you have involved the legal process there are anumber of ways to settle a case and to try to resolve it:1.    You get your lawyer to make a Without Prejudice Offer to the other side. 2.    You ge...
Tuesday, 15 December 2020
From my experience this year 2020 it represents by far the most erratic experience which my firm and my clients have faced in navigating the Court system.On the one hand for cases such as probate applications and County Court, dealings have neve...
Monday, 23 November 2020
How Do You Go About Attacking the Conduct of an ErrantTrustee?Here are some tips: Option 1  First focus on the trust instrument. This is a key document,which trustees should disclose to beneficiaries if requested.The same appliesto sup...
Wednesday, 18 November 2020
If you do end up in the Courts and suing an errant attorney there a number of different ways to do this and this will typically be in the Court of Protection or the Chancery Division in the High Court.A claim in the Court of Protection will only...
Friday, 30 October 2020
Proving Undue Influence
Tuesday, 6 October 2020
As many of you know the removal/substitution of executors is governed by section 50 of theAdministration of  Justice Act 1985 which provides:- “(1) Where anapplication relating to the estate of a deceased person is made to the HighCou...
Tuesday, 29 September 2020
How to win a legal case