01 May 2018
Renting out a commercial property can be a win-win situation for both sides. Landlords have a property where costs are covered by the tenants and tenants get an affordable place from which to operate their business. And in many instances, the rental process is smooth, with both parties’ needs sufficiently met.
25 April 2018
Separating from a partner can be tough, and unpicking a shared life can be messy, expensive and stressful. And, when it comes to dividing assets, such as the home you have shared, emotions can often run high, with both parties feeling they have a claim to the property.
19 April 2018
If you are set to inherit money, property or other assets from an estate, you may be wondering how long the process takes from someone passing away, to receiving inheritance. In reality, this question is hard to answer; the timescale can depend on a number of factors, including how complex the estate is.
19 April 2018
When someone dies, their belongings, such as their home, their savings, investments and personal effects, becomes known as their ‘estate’. Through a legal process, called probate, this estate is distributed in accordance with the deceased’s wishes where a will has been left. If a will has not been left, the estate is distributed in a way defined by law, known as intestacy.
11 April 2018
The Debt Recovery Pre-Action Protocol (PAP) came into effect on 1 October 2017. Now, with time for it to have established itself, we take a look at the impact the protocol has had and whether it has made a difference to businesses looking to recoup monies owed...