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Weightmans launches Private Client offering in Midlands with new hire
National law firm Weightmans has launched a new Private Client team in Birmingham with a key hire, as the firm continues to invest in the Midlands…
New law gives time off and pay to bereaved parents
The Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill has now been published. This will give bereaved parents the right to time off work following the death…
Updating the test for testamentary capacity to make a will
The law concerning the mental capacity to make a will needs to be brought up to date, according to a Law Commission consultation published last week.
What does 'living in the same household' actually mean?
In claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 'living in the same household' can be a crucial element to succeeding…