New stamp duty thresholds were introduced in September 2022 as part of the Stamp Duty Land Tax (Temporary Relief) Bill. This bill has now been passed through the House of Lords and thresholds are fixed until March 2025.
If you are the person responsible for estate administration after a loved one has died, we know it can be an emotionally fraught and overwhelming time. Here we guide you through the probate process and share the key things you need to know before you begin.
Many commercial property sectors were hit hard by Covid-19 lockdowns with people working from home, and non-essential shops and leisure facilities closing. However, there were some winners – warehouses, DIY shops and convenience stores were amongst them.
Christmas can be a tricky time for parents who are divorced or separated. Naturally both parents want to spend the holiday with their children, but there will usually need to be compromises. Here we share our tips to help the whole family to enjoy the festive season.
Every adult has the right to manage their own affairs, but illness, disability or an accident might mean that choice is taken away from you, if the last 12 month has shown us anything it’s that lie can be unpredictable. By putting a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) in place you can choose the people you want to make decisions about your health and finances should a time when you are unable to do so yourself.
The decision to divorce without a solicitor may seem like the best option if you and your partner have reached an amicable decision to separate. When you do not have children and you agree how your finances should be split a quick, online divorce saves money in the short-term.
For most people the last year has been challenging. Sadly, the pandemic has caused a rise in divorce and separation. Relationship breakdowns are tough, and they are especially complicated when child arrangements are involved.