Moore and Tibbits Solicitors are pleased to announce the further expansion of their Commercial Property Team. The existing team welcomes Solicitors Sat Bhandal and Becky Tiffin to make them now one of the largest Commercial Property Departments in Warwickshire.
The Supreme Court has finally delivered judgement in the case of Owens –v– Owens. You may remember from previous articles that this case relates to a woman, Mrs Tini Owens, who claims she is trapped in a wretchedly unhappy marriage, and that her husband’s unreasonable behaviour should entitle her to a divorce.
For many homeowners, the recent landmark Appeal Court ruling against Network Rail will be welcome news! Homeowners, Stephen Williams and Robin Waistell recently took Network Rail to court after claiming that they had not taken adequate measures to deal with the highly invasive and fast-growing weed which had encroached onto their properties.
The Sentencing Council has published definitive guidelines for intimidatory offences, covering harassment, stalking, disclosing private sexual images, controlling or coercive behaviour, and threats to kill.
The decisions and plans you make now will have a huge impact on your later life. Getting them right is essential. An SFE accredited lawyer is an expert in older client law and will ensure you get the best possible legal advice for your future.
• 98% of people in the West Midlands leave important health and welfare decisions to chance • By 2025, more than 13 million people who are at risk of mental incapacity will not be prepared • 71% would like a family member to make medical and care decisions on their behalf, in the event of mental incapacity • 81% haven’t discussed end of life medical and care wishes • 36% admit to having made no provisions at all, such as a will, LPA, pension or funeral plan • Coalition of partners join forces to warn of ‘incapacity crisis’ led by SFE, including Baroness Ilora Finlay, Alzheimer’s Society, Dying Matters, Age UK, Anchor, and SOLLA
This week is the launch of Solicitors for the Elderly campaign #ChoiceNotChance, raising awareness of the important, but little used, health and welfare lasting power of attorney (LPA). Don't leave life-changing, highly personal end of life care decisions in the hands of strangers.
Mrs Smith’s son John makes a complaint that his Mum is ‘always in bed’ when he visits in the afternoon. He says that as he is his Mum’s attorney, you should follow his instructions and keep her up. Sound familiar?