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HS2 Homeowner Payment Scheme

The Homeowner Payment Scheme is for eligible property owners living near the planned HS2 route in rural areas. Those who are eligible will receive £7,500, £15,000 or £22,500 depending upon the ...
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Higher rates of Stamp Duty on purchases of additional residential properties from 1 April 2016

From 1 April 2016, there will be higher rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) payable on purchases of additional residential properties. This means that if you are purchasing a holiday home by ...
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Pearcelegal will write your will for a donation to charity

          Having your Will written professionally can give you great peace of mind. This November (2015) get your will written by Pearcelegal for ...
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Mortgage Challenge for Contract Workers

It has become almost impossible for many contract workers to get a mortgage, even though their income may be high and P60 looks good. To be considered for a mortgage they must have been on the ...
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Now is the time for Divorce without Blame

As things are at the moment in order to divorce, unless couples have been living apart for at least two years one of them needs to apportion blame to the other.Adultery or unreasonable behaviour ...
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Woman’s claim against millionaire she split from 23 years ago sets a new precedent

The story of a woman whose marriage broke down 30 plus years ago winning the right to seek payments from her millionaire ex-husband has certainly grabbed the media’s attention recently. For ...
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Planning for the twilight years – wills and mental capacity

For all of us with whom the prime of our youth is but a distant memory we generally find ourselves in one of two camps. One is the grown up child with ageing parents or the other an elderly ...
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Solihull property set for stable 2015

When a New Year starts there are lots of predictions and crystal ball gazing and the world of property is one of many subjects that often has plenty of media attention in this annual ritual.Being ...
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Pearcelegal toast a succesful 2014

The Christmas break is a time of reflection, where we look back at the year gone by and look forward to the year ahead.For businesses as well as individuals this is the case and at Pearcelegal we ...
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Christmas – the season of goodwill and marriage break-ups

You can’t help but notice that the Christmas spirit is seeping in wherever we look. Trees and lights are going up and the vast majority of us will be looking forward to spending some quality ...
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