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My firm drafted and is holding the will of a recently deceased client. When is an executor named in a will entitled to the original will?
We are concerned by provisions that would remove vital safeguards for vulnerable individuals who receive care and treatment under conditions of detention.
We are strongly opposed to proposals that would dramatically hike fees for grant of probate from a flat fee to a sliding scale of fees.
This practice note sets out the Law Society's advice on good practice for the steps you should take if a will you have prepared is disputed.
The Law Society is concerned that the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill will remove vital existing safeguards for cared-for people.
Law Society president Christina Blacklaws has criticised the decision by ministers to plough ahead with new probate fees via statutory instrument.
The Law Society has reminded the profession that new SRA rules mean firms must publish a range of price and service information by 6 December.
This practice note describes the new SRA Transparency Rules and offers support to solicitors in deciding how to comply with the new Rules.
The Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 came into force in June 2014 and apply to a wide range of solicitor-client contracts.
Does the Law Society publish any guidance on how long a client's original will should be retained?
Craig Ward comments for PS magazine on the data privacy obligations of deputies and attorneys in relation to donors and people lacking mental capacity under GDPR.
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