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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


Credit crunch - divorce settlements in the spotlight
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 20 2009

A case recently heard in the Court of Appeal could affect the financial arrangements of many divorced couples


Help, the market's falling
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 4 2009

These are worrying times for everyone but, for executors, the fall in house prices and the reduction in investment values in general are particularly vexing developments


Fees for powers of attorney cut
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 9 2009

Following many complaints about the registration fee and the complexity of the forms that need to be completed when registering a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA), the Government has relented and promised a simplification of the paperwork and a reduction, from 1 April 2009, in the fee for registering an LPA from £150 to £120


Unclear ownership causes will confusion
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 17 2009

A recent case highlights the sort of problems that can arise when family members make informal financial arrangements with one another


Tax man first, family second
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 19 2009

The Court of Appeal has ruled that a divorcee must wait until a confiscation order against her husband has been satisfied before she can obtain a financial settlement from him


Law Lords issue landmark right-to-die ruling
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 27 2009

In an unprecedented decision of the House of Lords, a terminally ill woman has won the right to clarification from the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) on the circumstances in which a relative of someone who wishes to end their life will be prosecuted under the Suicide Act 1961 if they travel with the person wishing to die to a country where assisted suicide is legal


Exaggerated claim leads to criminal conviction
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 4 2009

In a recent case, a woman sought damages of £750,000 for back injuries after she was involved in a car crash


Varying wills - the wrong way!
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 14 2009

Unlike some countries, the UK allows a will to be varied if the beneficiaries under it all agree


House of Lords ups the ante on asset confiscation
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 17 2009

In one of its final decisions before it is replaced by the new Supreme Court, the House of Lords has allowed a confiscation order against a criminal in a judgment that will come as a blow to others in the same line of business