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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Driving and mobile phones – Update

Driving and mobile phones – Update

Since December 1st 2003 it has been illegal to drive whilst using a hand held mobile phone, however on March 1st 2017 the penalty increased. Even if you are driving safely, if caught, you could now receive a fine of £200 and 6 penalty points on your driving licence. 6 points would mean losing your licence if you’re less than two years from passing your test and anyone refusing to accept the fixed penalty could result in court proceedings.

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