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Daughter awarded share of father’s estate despite his wishes

31/10/17 Author:

A woman who was estranged from her father has been awarded £30,000 from his estate even though he disinherited his children in his will. The court heard that Stanley Nahajec had left all his £265,000 estate to a friend. His three children got... Read More

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Some rich fathers ‘are paying too little in child support’

19/10/17 Author: Michele Wright

A leading judge has called for reforms to prevent rich fathers manipulating their finances to reduce the amount they pay towards their children’s upbringing. The call follows a change in the law in 2012 that means maintenance payments are... Read More

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Legal 500 UK

12/10/17 Author: Ian Gee

The Legal 500 is the leading independent guide to law firms in the UK. It has just been released for 2017 and JWK Solicitors are delighted that they continue to be recommended in not only 3 areas of work and but also1 new area:- Agriculture and... Read More

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More than a million people have opened Help to Buy ISAs

04/10/17 Author: Charles Wilson

First-time house buyers across the UK can open an ISA, which is available for home purchases up to £250,000 (£450,000 in London). If you plan to buy a home with someone who also qualifies, you are each able to separately claim the bonuses on your... Read More

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Three sisters win dispute over their father’s will

02/10/17 Author:

Three sisters have won a dispute with their father’s widow over the validity his will, which he made shortly before he died. The case involved a man who lived in Grenada with his second wife. In 2014, he had visited England to see his three... Read More

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