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Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney for Civil Partnered and Unmarried Couples

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As we celebrate Pride Month, here’s some expert advice on Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney for civil partnered and cohabiting couples. Wills Many couples (whether in a mixed-sex or same-sex relationship) are not married or in a civil...

Would a Civil Partnership Give us More Legal Protection Than Wills?

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"My same-sex partner has a property portfolio and they want us to enter a civil partnership, partly to make sure I inherit so I can provide for our child. Isn’t a Will that names me the beneficiary enough?" If you both...

Ask the Legal Expert: Are Mirror Wills a Simple Option?

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"My husband had a health scare recently that has prompted us to think about making Wills. We both have adult children from previous relationships. Would Mirror Wills work?" Mirror Wills look like a straightforward, inexpensive...

Make a Will - Or Risk Falling Foul of the Inheritance Limit

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Many married couples or those in a civil partnership who have actively chosen not to make a Will do so on the understanding that the law will allow their spouse or civil partner to automatically inherit their whole estate when they die. A spouse or...

Life-Saving Equipment in Caerphilly Town Centre Thanks To JCP Defibrillator Donation

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Having pledged its support to Welsh Hearts as its Charity of the Year, Welsh law firm JCP Solicitors has installed a public access defibrillator in Caerphilly town centre. The lifesaving equipment has been installed outside the JCP office, in Tŷ...