Joint executors: key steps for avoiding conflict

14 Apr 2015

Michelle Collins, principal and head of our wills department, explains how you can avoid conflicts between joint executors.

The myth of the common-law wife or husband

14 Apr 2015

Society has changed dramatically in many ways, none more so than in respect of personal relationships. According to the office of National Statistics, cohabitees are the fastest growing family unit in the UK. About 80% of couples cohabit before marrying.

Philippa Rudd - EDP Property Column. Gazumping...

27 Mar 2015

We have just had our offer accepted on the house of our dreams in a popular part of Norwich. There was a bidding battle for the house. I am very worried that we are going to be ‘gazumped’ as houses like this so rarely come on the market. Does this still happen and, if so, what can we do to prevent it happening to us?

Cozens-Hardy sponsor Moveable Feast in aid of Parkinson's UK

17 Mar 2015

We are thrilled to announce that last year's Lloyd Addison's Moveable Feast in aid of Parkinson's UK raised in excess of £14,000, a record breaking sum.

Philippa Rudd - EDP Property column. Building Regs and conservatories...

02 Mar 2015

Our friends have recently built an extension to their property. They had to obtain Building Regulations Approval. What does this mean?

Philippa Rudd - EDP Property column. Preparing to sell...

03 Feb 2015

We are about to put our house on the market, in the hope of selling while our garden is full of colourful spring flowers. We haven’t moved for years. What should we do to prepare?

Philippa Rudd - EDP Property column. Listed buildings and indemnity insurance...

05 Jan 2015

We are buying a beautiful house in the countryside that is Listed (Grade II).  We are concerned about the history of the house and whether the current owners have complied with all necessary planning laws as they seem rather cavalier. There is a modern looking conservatory at the rear of the house. Could we have a problem with this?


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