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Speeding - the law
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 19 2013

Speeding fines and prosecutions in Britain have increased sevenfold and the number of speed cameras has rocketed, there are nearly 6,000 speed


An end to Enduring Powers of Attorney
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 22 2007

On 1 October 2007 Enduring Powers of Attorney (EPA) will be replaced by Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA), although EPAs created before the law change will remain effective


Criminals face confiscation double blow
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 18 2008

A recent ruling of the House of Lords will come as a big blow to criminal conspirators hoping to protect their assets from confiscation under the Proceeds of Crime Act and related legislation


Cohabitees - government declines to act
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 23 2008

The Government has announced that it does not, for the time being at any rate, intend to proceed with reforms to the law that would have given cohabiting partners similar rights to married couples or civil partners on the breakdown of their relationship


Court clears way for pre-nups
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 28 2008

Pre-nuptial agreements have been given a boost following a recent case involving a ‘serial divorcee’


Undue influence claim fails
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 11 2008

A claim that a will is invalid because of ‘undue influence’ having been brought to bear on the testator demands a high standard of proof in order to succeed


Willingness to improve enables father to regain custody
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 9 2008

A father who showed significant improvement in his ability to look after his son has been granted custody of the child by the Court of Appeal


Informal arrangement brings long-term responsibility
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 13 2008

The dangers of doing important things the casual way were spelled out clearly in a recent case in which a 37-year-old London man was recently left to count the cost of being an ‘informal’ sperm donor, after the Child Support Agency (CSA) ruled that he is responsible for paying maintenance to the mother of the children he ‘fathered’


Mental illness and wills
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 28 2008

A will is only valid if the person making it has ‘testamentary capacity’, which is the basis of the phrase ‘being of sound mind’


Cyclist wins 100 per cent damages
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2007

A cyclist who was involved in an accident on a roundabout has won his fight for compensation