What is a postal requisition?

What is a postal requisition?

A Postal Requisition is now the most popular way a person is charged and brought to court. A postal requisition is effectively being charged with a criminal offence by post.

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Appointing a Guardian for your children

Appointing a Guardian for your children

If you should die and there is no surviving parent or anyone else with parental responsibility to look after your child, then the court will make the decision for you, and it may not be the person you would choose. This is why it is so important that you nominate a guardian for your child in your will.

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Are social services involved with your family?

Are social services involved with your family?

Sometimes during their child’s lives parents can find themselves having to deal with Social Workers because of problems they are experiencing caring for their children due for instance to their own health or relationship problems, difficulties with children’s behaviour, issues surrounding schooling, a parent subject of bail conditions preventing unsupervised contact with a child or ultimately because a decision has been made by the Local Authority that a child or children needs to be removed from the family home for their own safety.

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We are supporting #WillAid2017

We are supporting #WillAid2017

Having your Will written professionally can give you great peace of mind. This November why not use a local solicitor who has signed up to Will Aid?

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The myth of the “Common-Law” marriage

The myth of the “Common-Law” marriage

Many people believe that couples in a long-term relationship acquire the same rights as those that are married, but it may surprise you to learn that this “common-law marriage” is in fact a myth.

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Free Wills Month

Free Wills Month

WMB Law will be taking part in “Free Wills Month” – a campaign run by a group of charities each October allowing those aged 55 and over to make a Will free of charge.

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Misuse of Section 20 Children Act

Misuse of Section 20 Children Act

Section 20 imposes a duty on the Local Authority to provide a child with somewhere to live when he or she has no home, or where a person with parental responsibility cannot provide or arrange for suitable accommodation for him/her.

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