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Care Home Fees and the Deliberate Deprivation of Assets – Word of Warning

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Over the next 20 years the number of people aged 65 and over is estimated to increase by nearly 50%, a total of approximately 4.75 million people. This means that increasing numbers of families are having to consider the costs of paying for care at a nursing or residential home, costs which are now exceeding £1,000 on average per week.

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20 April 2017 0 Comments Posted in Family, Life, Opinion

Legal Aid: How ‘exceptional’ really is Exceptional Funding in family law?

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Following the removal of legal aid from most family law cases in 2012, and in light of the recent tragic judgment of the Charlie Gard Ruling, we look how the judiciary are commenting on this issue and how a family or individual would to qualify for legal aid.

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21 February 2017 0 Comments Posted in Family, Life, Opinion

Heterosexual couple lose civil partnership Court of Appeal battle

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The Court of Appeal has dismissed a heterosexual couple’s appeal against an earlier judgment refusing them the right to enter in to a civil partnership.

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18 May 2016 0 Comments Posted in Careers, Opinion

Assessment Centre – hints and tips

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Now that the Royds Withy King training contract application window is closed for another year, it’s time to turn your attention to the next stage of the process – the assessment centre.

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2 February 2016 0 Comments Posted in Family

The rise of the over-50s divorce and how to financially support grown-up children

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Divorce rates in couples over the age of 50 are growing faster than any other age group. With many of these couples having children over the age of 18, what are the options for financial child support?

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23 November 2015 0 Comments Posted in Careers, Opinion

Becoming a trainee with a non-law degree

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If you’re not studying law and considering a career as a solicitor, how does your non-law degree affect your chances of securing a training contract? Read below for tips on how to make the most of the other skills you have to offer.

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