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June Residential Conveyancing Completions

JCP Solicitors
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During the month of June our residential property team will be under immense pressure due to the Land Transaction Tax and Stamp Duty Land Tax holiday coming to an end, alongside the current buoyant market conditions and ongoing impact of the pandemic. If we...

Ask The Legal Expert - Can I Pursue a Housing Developer For A Dividend After Selling My Land to Them?

Myria Griffiths
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"I have been approached by a local housing developer who wants to buy my paddock. I am coming up to retirement and a sale now would help my nest-egg. If the developer is given planning permission to build homes after I have sold to him, would I be...

We Are Planning to Become Parents Via a Surrogate - What Do We Need to Know?

Angela Killa
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"My husband and I are a same-sex couple and my sister-in-law has offered to become a surrogate mum for us. We’re excited by the prospect, but how do we make sure we become the baby’s legal parents?" Surrogacy is an...

How Can I Settle School Holiday Contact Issues With My Ex?

Jill Bulteel
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"My ex-partner and I split recently and things are fractious. We don't want our 10-year-old daughter to get caught up in disputes about who has her over the school holidays. How should we approach this?" You are wise to try to avoid...

Prefer a Face-To-Face Meeting to Discuss Your Will?

Chris Shaw
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"I have been putting off making a Will because I have some complex family circumstances to consider and I want to talk them through with a Solicitor face-to-face. Are email and video call the only options at the moment?" It is important to...