Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is something of a taboo subject that people don’t like to think about or address, but it is becoming an increasing problem in the UK. Last year, the number of child victims and girls at risk of FGM doubled in England and Wales compared to the previous year.
Throughout March, QualitySolicitors Yates & Co is offering Wills at no cost* to people aged 55 and over as part of an award-winning Will Scheme partnership with Barnardo’s.
The exclusive partnership means those who do not already have one in place can have a simple Will professionally written that captures everything from final wishes and organ donation preferences, to basic inheritance and tax planning, at no cost to them.
Under the Children Act 1989, the term “parental responsibility” is defined as “all the rights, duties, powers, responsibilities and authority which by law a parent of a child has in relation to the child and his property”