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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


Divorce settlement must be fair
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 6 2008

When the financial arrangements are being made on divorce, the court must ask itself whether these are fair and do not discriminate against one party bearing in mind all the circumstances


Business valuation on divorce - experts of 'doubtful utility'
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 13 2008

On divorce, the valuation of a family business is often a highly emotional and contentious issue, so it was unsurprising when the divorce of a couple after 15 years of marriage led to an acrimonious dispute over the value of their successful restaurant business


Animal injury - expectation matters
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 15 2008

The law takes different positions on the responsibility of owners for damage caused by their animals, depending on the type of animal and the circumstances under which the damage occurred


Forced marriages - the current position
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2009

A forced marriage is defined by the Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Act 2007 as marriage without the full and free consent of both parties


Adopting abroad - recent cases
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 25 2009

The interpretation of the laws that apply when a child is to be adopted by prospective adopters who live in a foreign country remains unclear, following two recent rulings


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


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’