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Information you must provide when selling your home

When selling your home, you may recall the expression ‘buyer beware’. But what does this mean, and is it still relevant today? Historically, the buyers in a conveyancing transaction have been responsible for satisfying themselves on a property’s suitability. Nowadays though, the situation is more complex. There is more legal protection in place for buyers, […]

Solicitors for the Elderly becomes The Association of Lifetime Lawyers

The organisation known as Solicitors for the Elderly has been renamed as The Association of Lifetime Lawyers. Originally formed as Solicitors for the Elderly in 1996, The Association of Lifetime Lawyers aims to make sure that when people are vulnerable, they have access to a legal professional with the skills and experience to help. Today […]

Seven reasons to register your property

Nearly 10 per cent of land in England and Wales has never been registered at HM Land Registry, usually because the owner bought the property a long time ago or inherited it. If your property is not registered, this should have little or no impact on you on a day-to-day basis. However, it could put […]

Court Appointed Deputy

A Court Appointed Deputy is a person appointed by the Court of Protection to act on someone’s behalf if they have lost capacity. This might be because they have had a serious brain injury or illness, they have dementia, or they have severe learning disabilities and need someone to help with their property and affairs […]