UK Legal Articles:
Buying a property with someone else? Make sure you protect your interests!
Katrina Kemp gives some advice on buying a property with another party.
In the best interests of the children
Laura Hails talks about how separation can affect children.
Help your children on the property ladder
Elizabeth Connell talks about the possibilities and pitfalls.
Have you got your Will and Estate planning in order?
Rosalind Johnson explains the importance of making a Will.
Thinking of Buying a Property
Katrina Kemp explains what is involved in buying a property.
Who Pays for Care?
Gill Snow explains who must bear the cost of care.
Free legal advice for families with under 5 year olds
Laura Hails talks about the free family legal advice service offered at the Sure Start Centre in Tenterden.
Getting ready for a spring sale
Liz Connell explains the importance of planning ahead when selling your home.
Your Consumer Rights
Laura Hails looks at consumer law - how it affects our everyday lives and how to deal with common issues including faulty goods.
How to ensure your heirs aren't stuck with the widow's mite
Rosalind Johnson discusses the importance of planning for Inheritance Tax and how to claim retrospectively for your double allowance.
Laura Hails discusses divorce costs and the launch of a free family law clinic in Tenterden for couples considering separation.
Pouring Oil on Troubled Waters
Rebecca Bell talks about the difficult issues of separation, divorce and how to reach a mutually acceptable financial settlement.
Make a Will, Make a Difference
Tenterden Solicitors, Pengelly and Rylands, are again taking part in ‘Will Aid’ providing a fantastic opportunity for local people to put their affairs in order and help charities at the same time.
Looking to the Future
Rosalind Johnson discusses care for the elderly and the legal issues raised by dementia including state benefits, means testing, will writing and Lasting Powers of Attorney.
Rights of Passage
Keith Rylands discusses the issues around rights of way - both public and private - including easements, long use and indemnity insurance policies.
Down the Plughole
For all those town dwellers with a dream of moving to the countryside, Keith Rylands, senior partner at Pengelly & Rylands, discusses sewage disposal and private drainage systems.
Setting up a Business
Malcolm Bassett discusses the choice of trading as a partnership, a limited liability partnership or a limited liability company when commencing trading.
Possession is nine tenths of the law (or is it?)
Keith Rylands discusses recent changes to the law regarding property including HIPs, the abolition of deeds and 'squatters' rights'.
Where There's a Will
Rosalind Johnson offers information on making a will, UK inheritance tax planning and how your will can be drafted in the most tax efficient way.
Rumours in the Air
Laura Hails explains the benefits of getting independent legal advice when you're presented with a compromise agreement.
Planning Ahead: Lasting Powers of Attorney
If you've ever worried about what would happen if you were unable to handle your own affairs, Gill Snow looks at Lasting Powers of Attorney.
My mate down the pub said...
Rebecca Bell discusses the myth of the common law wife/husband and the benefits of co-habitation agreements.