AREAS OF PRACTICE

At Morgan Has Solicitors, we are also able to assist you constructively and compassionately with the legal and practical issues in administering a deceased’s estate at a time which we appreciate will be difficult for the family.

 

We can offer straightforward advice in relation to the obtaining of a Grant of Probate or Letter of Administration and thereafter dealing with the administration and distribution of the Estate.

RECENT LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS

Recent Legal Developments

Strasbourg upholds right of British courts to impose whole-life terms

Whole-life tariffs are compatible with the European Convention on Human Rights and do not amount to ‘inhuman or degrading treatment’, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled. The case was taken to Europe in 2008 by Arthur

Forced marriage now a crime

Forcing someone to marry against their will is now a criminal offence. New legislation introduced on 16 June 2014 by the government is designed to help people in England and Wales. It also applies to UK nationals overseas

Supreme Court dismisses ‘right to die’ appeal

The Supreme Court dismissed the right to die appeal brought by the wife of the late Tony Nicklinson and campaigner Paul Lamb in a landmark judgment today. The appellants claimed the prohibition on assisted suicide in section 2(1)

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