What to do when there are issues with serving a divorce petition

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Divorce: issues with service of the petition You have served a divorce petition and a sealed copy has been sent to your spouse with an acknowledgement of service form to return. Your spouse ignores the petition and fails to return the acknowledgement. What can you do about this issue? Disclaimer: The information in this article is intended for general information only and reflects the position in the law at the date of publication. It does…

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Covid-19 fears: Spike in demand for Wills due to coronavirus

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Disclaimer: The information about the increased demand for wills due to coronavirus in this article is intended for general information only and reflects the position in the law at the date of publication. It does not constitute legal advice and should not be treated or relied upon as such. It is provided without any representations or warranties, express or implied. Demand for wills has surged in the past two weeks because of coronavirus fears. According…

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Inheritance Tax Change Q&A

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Inheritance tax changes now offer the ability to shelter up to £1million Two years ago the government introduced a major inheritance tax change, the  Residence Nil-Rate Band (RNRB) on top of the basic IHT allowance of £325,000. The main aim of the RNRB is to make it easier for individuals to pass on their family home without incurring inheritance tax. To find out more about the RNRB and how it may be of benefit, we…

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Contentious Probate at Arlingsworth

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At Arlingsworth, we realise how sensitive inheritance disputes can be and know how important it is to have probate solicitors who offer a prompt and sympathetic service, during what can be a very distressing time for clients. With the absolute service we provide, you will feel reassured that our solicitors are the right ones for you. Our experts have experience and are accomplished in many areas of contentious probate. These include: Inheritance Act claims; Disputed…

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