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Trusts - time's almost up
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 24 2008

5 October 2008 marks the end of the period in which transitional serial interests (TSIs) can be created other than on death


Executor removed by beneficiaries - lessons to be learned
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 30 2008

An executor who ‘went too far’ recently found himself liable for the costs of beneficiaries which sued him for failing to administer the estate


'Senior moment' delays will distribution
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2010

The division of the estate of a man who had a ‘senior moment’ when providing information for his will had to be sorted out in court recently


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


Dealing with your affairs if you are no longer able
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 2 2009

A property and affairs Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a power of attorney which allows you to authorise one or more named persons to make decisions on your behalf in order to manage your property and financial affairs if you are no longer able or willing to do so yourself


Ever thought about using a mobile phone whilst driving?
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 18 2012

Mobile phone offences are a hot topic at the moment and police are clamping down on drivers using their phones


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


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


Executor with hand in till jailed
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 19 2009

The UK has some of the strictest laws in the world to protect beneficiaries from rapacious executors and trustees


Divorce - future pension not taken into account
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 21 2009

A recent, bitterly contested 'big money' divorce case shows how reluctant the courts are to upset financial settlements on the basis of contingencies and reinforces the point that bad behaviour is not a basis for changing the division of the assets