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Contentious Probate

Contentious probate, in basic terms, is where there is a disagreement after someone has passed away about the distribution of their estate. The dispute could emerge from the potential beneficiary that the Will didn’t leave them what they felt was their right or were promised.  People also may have concerns regarding the way in which [...]

Working Illegally – what are the consequences?

Where businesses are found to be in breach of their immigration duties, a civil penalty for illegal employment may be issued, the penalty can be up to £20,000 per breach.  This is a huge penalty - many employers may even not be aware that they are running the risk of incurring this penalty! What is [...]

Does a ‘common law marriage’ exist?

Cohabitation is the fastest growing family type in the UK! Most people today shy away from the legal formalities of marriage and many shudder at the possibilities of having to endure a stressful divorce if things don’t work out.  Despite this many people who are unmarried but live with their partners do not fully understand [...]

Can I protect my home from care home fees? Should I make a Will Trust?

An increasing number of elderly people are being forced to sell their homes to pay for care fees. With the number of 85 year olds set to double by 2030, this is a situation that is only going to get more critical. Under the current system, the local authority will conduct a means test to [...]

3 reasons why you should update your Will

Once you have prepared your Will, it is easy and natural to then put this to the back of your mind. However, many life events occur that may mean you need to reflect and make changes to your Will otherwise it may not reflect your new circumstances. If a small change to your Will is [...]

Can ‘Unhappiness’ be sufficient grounds for divorce?

You may or may not have heard about in a recent case of law which has been denied a divorce by the Court of Appeal.  This is a very interesting case where the wife said that the decision had left her trapped in a loveless marriage– seemingly forced to remain married to a husband of [...]

Divorce is back in the headlines again!

At Ansham White Solicitors we are here to support you during an emotionally challenging period in your life. You may get divorce advice about your divorce matter and speak with our experienced divorce solicitors and lawyers in Harrow London. 2017 really was the year of the divorce!  We all agreed with the momentum behind Resolution’s [...]

Cohabitation Disputes

Cohabitation couples are partners who live together but are not married or part of a civil partnership. Although, cohabitation is usually between couples who live together, however, it can also occur between friends. This is becoming more the case recently as house prices have risen and it has become increasingly difficult to purchase solely. As [...]

Who should make a will?

Despite this being an age of complicated financial affairs and intricate family relationships, more than two-thirds of people in the UK do not have a will ready to deal with their affairs upon their death. So why do so many people simply refuse to make one? Below are some of the key reasons why you [...]