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Latest Articles

  • RESPECT the law – the validity of handwritten Wills

    RESPECT the law – the validity of handwritten Wills

    According to a recent article following the death of singer Aretha Franklin, her family located three Wills in her house which she had handwritten and signed during her lifetime. What happens if you have multiple Wills, and are handwritten ones worth the paper they're written on?

  • Can you access a loved one's photos or videos after they die?

    Can you access a loved one's photos or videos after they die?

    After a three-year legal fight, widow and mother of one, Rachel Thompson, finally obtained a court order requiring Apple to allow her to access thousands of photos and videos on her deceased husband's mobile phone; many of which featured the deceased and his young daughter in images of cherished family memories.

  • How to make a claim for a Brain or Head Injury?

    How to make a claim for a Brain or Head Injury?

    When a brain injury has happened as a result of an accident the right legal advice is crucial.  The prospect of pursuing a claim can be daunting.  Here Marina Harper highlights just some of the steps our specialist solicitors would navigate on your behalf to make a brain or head injury claim as part of Headway's Action For Brain Injury Week.