Court settles siblings’ dispute over sale of family home

Siblings arguing over house sale

The High Court has settled a dispute between four siblings who couldn’t agree over the sale of their parents’ house.   The issue arose after the parents died having left their family home in equal shares to their four children. The parents had expressed a wish that if one the children wanted to continue living…

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Lack of preparation for old age threatens our future well-being

Lasting power of Attorney

Most people in the UK are putting their future well-being at risk by neglecting to make legal preparations for their old age, according to a new report.   The research shows that Britain is experiencing a ‘dementia crisis’, with an estimated 13 million people unprepared for the possibility that they may be suffering from some…

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£1 billion fund created to help build thousands more homes

A new fund is being created to help speed up the delivery of thousands of new homes across England.   Housing Secretary James Brokenshire says the government is entering into a partnership with Barclays Bank to provide £1 billion of loan finance to help support small and medium sized developers.   Support, ranging between £5…

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