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Probate fee hike lapses

2019-09-11T11:31:00+01:00

The government proposal to hike probate fees has officially lasped, due to the prorogation of Parliament on 9 September 2019.

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Electronic signatures legally valid

2019-09-10T14:49:00+01:00

Documents signed electronically have legal force, the Law Commission has said in an attempt to clear up lingering doubts.

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PAS FAQ: suspected undue influence when preparing a will

2019-09-04T08:25:00+01:00

What should you do if you think your client may be acting under undue influence? Our Practice Advice Service shares guidance on dealing with possible undue influence when taking instructions for a will.

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Birmingham District Probate Registry to close at the end of August

2019-08-16T15:37:00+01:00

It has now been announced on the GOV.UK website that the registry will close on 30 August 2019, and work will be transitioned to Newcastle District Probate Registry

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