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At What Age Should You Make a Will?

There is no particular age at which you should make a Will, but important milestones are a good place to start. This includes buying a house and having a child.[...]

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Terminating a Commercial Lease for Redevelopment

As a landlord, you are entitled to terminate a commercial lease on the grounds of redevelopment. However, there are certain criteria you must satisfy. Otherwise, the tenant will have the[...]

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Probate: What to Do When Someone Dies

When someone dies, you need to check whether or not the deceased had a valid Will in place. If so, you need to contact the people named as ‘Executors’, as[...]

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What Searches Do I Need When Buying a Property?

When buying a property, the basic searches you need are Land Registry searches, local authority searches, environmental searches and water authority searches. Your solicitor may also recommend some additional searches,[...]

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Common Myths Surrounding Lasting Powers of Attorney

Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) give an appointed person (or group of people) the power to make decisions on your behalf, should you lose mental capacity in the future. They[...]

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Different Types of Trusts for Estate Planning

Trusts are effective tools for estate planning. If used properly, they can protect your wealth for your loved ones. There are lots of different trusts available. The right approach for[...]

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The Pros and Cons of Estate Planning Trusts

Estate planning trusts get a lot of bad press. But do they really deserve it? We take a look at the pros and cons of estate planning trusts. What are[...]

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Transferring a Commercial Lease

If you want out of a commercial lease but there is no break clause in sight, you could transfer your lease to a new tenant. This is called ‘assignment’. Assigning[...]

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10 Step Guide to Buying a Commercial Property

Buying a commercial property is an exciting time for any business. Find out what it involves with our 10 step guide to buying a commercial property. Buying a commercial property[...]

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