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Landlord’s Nightmare/Tenant’s Dream

In the 1960s, 70s, even 80s, tenants had started to acquire a considerable degree of security of tenure.  The situation was such that prospective landlords would not let their (empty) premises for fear that they would never regain possession of them.
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Spousal Maintenance - Wright v Wright

Alison Dukes a Solicitor and Director at AMD Solicitors considers a recent case on Spousal Maintenance and a judge’s comments on when a mother should be expected to return to work.
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Love Thy Neighbour - the contentious nature of boundary disputes

John Todd a Solicitor at AMD Solicitors considers the contentious nature of boundary disputes
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Disposing of or Acquiring Commercial Premises – and sometimes a business as well!

Janine Harris Commercial Property Solicitor with AMD Solicitors, offers tips which may help expedite your transaction and reduce costs.
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To be a Trustee

I have been considering the role of a trustee while practising in trust law over recent months.  Professional trustees will have many resources available to them which “volunteer” trustees, such as family and friends of the person setting up the trust, may not.
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Spousal Maintenance Wright v Wright

Anne Thistlethwaite a Solicitor and Mediator at AMD Solicitors considers a recent case on Spousal Maintenance and a judge’s comments on when a mother should be expected to return to work
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Top Tips for Hauliers

Charlotte Williams, Litigation Solicitor with AMD Solicitors, offers her top tips to hauliers holding goods vehicle operator’s licences.
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Protecting your children’s inheritance - a Case Study

Anita had a child from her first marriage, Sarah. When Anita remarried she and her new husband Derek bought a home in their joint names. Derek had a son from a previous relationship, James.  He and Anita had always promised each other that the survivor of them would share their estate equally between Sarah and James.
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The new law of Inheritance Progress, but not enough

The law of inheritance in England and Wales has changed significantly with effect from 1 October 2014 as the “Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Act 2014” comes into force. The changes are in the writer’s view generally for the good, though much more could have been done to update and improve the current rules.