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Care home fees - key issues to consider
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2012

Recent press coverage has highlighted the complicated and changing rules surrounding the qualifying amount of capital savings for care home fees


The legal sector Big Bang - why there may be far reaching consequences for the consumer
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2012

The new Legal Services Act introduced by Government has been described as the legal equivalent of London’s “Big Bang” in 1986, with the deregulation of the financial service markets and the banking system


Foreign divorces - better protection for spouses
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 30 2010

The principle that British persons divorced abroad can look to the courts in England and Wales to ensure that their 'reasonable needs' are met in the divorce settlement has been firmly established following a recent case involving a divorced couple who both hold joint British and Nigerian nationality


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


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


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


Husband's covert affair means wife keeps house
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 4 2010

When a wife agrees to allow the family home to be used as security for her husband's debts, the legal situation is normally clear and the creditor can rely on her consent in order to take possession


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’


McCartney split - implications for divorcing couples
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 18 2008

The much-publicised divorce of Sir Paul McCartney and Heather Mills has led to a settlement in favour of Ms Mills of £24.3 million


Deal honoured from beyond grave
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 13 2008

A woman who was widowed mere hours after getting married has been ordered by the Court of Appeal to honour a promise her husband had made to his ex-wife