Divorce and family law

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FAQs

Divorce and children FAQs

Divorce and children – answers to the most common questions about parents’ rights, childcare arrangements and child maintenance payments

Employment

Wills

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Wills and probate glossary

A useful glossary to help you understand the legal jargon used when trying to deal with creating or executing a will and other probate issues

Inheritance tax and family trusts

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Inheritance tax planning

Inheritance tax is based on the value of your estate when you die. Careful planning can reduce or even eliminate the amount of IHT you pay

Lasting power of attorney

Family bereavement

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Wills and probate glossary

A useful glossary to help you understand the legal jargon used when trying to deal with creating or executing a will and other probate issues

Claiming an inheritance

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Wills and probate glossary

A useful glossary to help you understand the legal jargon used when trying to deal with creating or executing a will and other probate issues

Probate, executors and estate administration

Personal injury

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Accidents at work

You must provide a safe workplace and manage health and safety and employees must act responsibly to minimise the risk of a workplace accident

Residential property law

Lease agreement - Getting out of a lease FAQs

FAQs

Getting out of a lease FAQs

If you need to get out of your lease there may be several options available, including terminating the lease, re-assigning the lease and sub-letting.

Traffic offences

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Table of driving penalties

There are a wide range of penalties for driving offences. This table indicates the main penalties you could face for a driving offence.

Business law

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Dying without making a will

If you die without making a will, the law sets out who is entitled to what you leave behind and who can handle your affairs