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FAQs About Litigation and Dispute Resolution: My parent has left their estate to the Cats and Dogs Home. What can I do?

Unfortunately, it is more common than you might expect for children to be cut out of their parents’ Wills, leaving them with no inheritance. In this mini blog, Contentious Probate specialist Luke Watson explains the legal options available to children who want to make a claim against their parents’ estate. In many European countries “forced…

FAQs about Litigation and Dispute Resolution: I am concerned about the validity of a Will. Can I contest it?

The number of contested Wills and disputes about mental capacity is set to increase in future years. The main contributing factors are the UK’s ageing population and the rise in the number of people who suffer from dementia. When you also take into consideration an increase in property values and more complicated family arrangements, these…

Cohabitation Nation: Cohabitation Agreements

The concept of a ‘common law spouse’ is not recognised under English Law. This means that often people mistakenly believe that the law offers cohabitating couples protection, especially when they have been in a relationship for a number of years. However, the law treats married couples and cohabiting couples differently. It is important for cohabiting…

Cohabitation Nation: financial provision for children when cohabiting parents separate

The concept of a ‘common law spouse’ is not recognised under English Law. This means that often people mistakenly believe that the law offers cohabitating couples protection, especially when they have been in a relationship for a number of years. However, the law treats married couples and cohabiting couples differently. It is important for cohabiting…

Cohabitation Nation: Does cohabitation affect children’s rights and Parental Responsibility?

The concept of a ‘common law spouse’ is not recognised under English Law. This means that often people mistakenly believe that the law offers cohabitating couples protection, especially when they have been in a relationship for a number of years. However, the law treats married couples and cohabiting couples differently. It is important for cohabiting…

Cohabitation Nation – Rights of a cohabitee versus a married person

The concept of a ‘common law spouse’ is not recognised under English Law. This means that often people mistakenly believe that the law offers cohabitating couples protection, especially when they have been in a relationship for a number of years. This week we will be exploring topics relating to cohabitation and dispelling a few myths In…

Cohabitation Nation – FAQs about Cohabitation

The concept of a ‘common law spouse’ is not recognised under English Law. This means that often people mistakenly believe that the law offers cohabitating couples protection, especially when they have been in a relationship for a number of years. However, the law treats married couples and cohabiting couples differently. It is important for cohabiting…

FAQs About Litigation and Dispute Resolution: My commercial lease says it is a full repairing lease – what do I have to pay for?

In the second mini blog in this series of FAQs about Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Maeve England, Partner in our Bath office, looks at the different ways property repairs are dealt with in the different types of property leases. As specialists in commercial property disputes, we are frequently asked what the term “full repairing lease”…

Meet the Property Team – A Q&A session with Alison Treble

On Friday 15th November we will be celebrating Bath’s dynamic property sector at the second annual Bath Property Awards, of which we are proud to be the headline sponsor. Property is important to us. From residential to commercial, from lease negotiations to first time buyers, our teams at Mogers Drewett have a wide variety of…

Meet our Property Team – A Q&A session with Richard Pike

On Friday 15th November we will be celebrating Bath’s dynamic property sector at the second annual Bath Property Awards, of which we are proud to be the headline sponsor. Property is important to us. From residential to commercial, from lease negotiations to first time buyers, our teams at Mogers Drewett have a wide variety of complementing…