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Suspended Sentences

Posted: 07 June

What is a Suspended Sentence? A suspended sentence is a custodial sentence where the offender does not go to prison. On the condition that they do not commit any further offences during the operational period and comply with the...

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Deprivation of Liberty Applications within Family Proceedings

Posted: 07 June

“Liberty” is a right conferred by Article 5 of the European Convention of Human Rights. It is a fundamental right for every individual regardless of age to have the power to do as they please. Within Article 5, there...

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The Leasehold and Freehold Reform Act 2024

Posted: 07 June

Everything there is to know about The Leasehold and Freehold Reform Act 2024 In one of the last acts of Parliament before it was closed ahead of the upcoming General Election, The Leasehold and Freehold Reform Act received Royal...

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Deputyship Orders

Posted: 17 May

In recent years, the perceived stigma around mental health and health care issues have been alleviated. As a society we are more prepared to discuss and plan for our futures with this in mind. Increasingly, we are seeing clients...

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Intervenors in Care Proceedings

Posted: 29 April

In care proceedings, the parties are usually the Local Authority who made the application to court, the parents of the child and the child themselves. Who will be represented by an independent professional called the Guardian. Sometimes other people...

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Non-Accidental Injury and Care Proceedings

Posted: 22 April

What happens after Children’s Services becomes involved? Following a referral to Children’s Services in respect of a non-accidental injury, you may be asked to consent to your child being placed in the care of a family member or in...

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Straightforward Employee Solutions:

Posted: 11 April

How our Solicitors ensure clarity in settlement agreements Settlement Agreements are pivotal in resolving employment terminations, offering a structured path to closure for both employers and employees. Our legal expertise ensures that these agreements are crafted meticulously, safeguarding your...

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Seizure and Retention of Property in Criminal Investigations and Proceedings.

Posted: 14 March

Police powers in relation to seizure and retention of property concerning a police investigation is covered under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE) 1984, section 19. However, all police officers adhere to the regulations outlined in this legislation...

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Expert legal advice with extra care

Posted: 16 February

Why should I use a Lifetime Lawyer? Our Carly Dartnell is a proud Accredited Lifetime Lawyer. They’re some of the most qualified specialists in the country in helping you make decisions and plans for the future. Here’s some of...

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Grandparents rights with Social Services

Posted: 16 February

Unless you have Parental Responsibility for your grandchild through a Child Arrangements Order or Special Guardianship Order, then you are not automatically involved in care proceedings concerning your grandchild. Social Services, also known as the Local Authority, may have...

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Suspended Sentences

What is a Suspended Sentence? A suspended sentence is a custodial sentence where the...

- 07 June 2024

Deprivation of Liberty Applications within Family Proceedings

“Liberty” is a right conferred by Article 5 of the European Convention of Human...

- 07 June 2024

The Leasehold and Freehold Reform Act 2024

Everything there is to know about The Leasehold and Freehold Reform Act 2024 In...

- 07 June 2024