Private Client Issues – March 2024


7th March 2024

Welcome to this month’s edition of Private Client Issues, Blake Morgan’s monthly round-up of the topics you may find of interest. It features insight and advice on developments affecting private individuals.

Our teams work both from our offices and remotely and are happy to meet with you virtually, or in person where this is preferred. We have found that many clients prefer the convenience of a video meeting, whilst other prefer face to face, particularly for the first meeting.

Is it time to update my Will?

Updating your Will is important, which is why it is a campaign promoted by the Association of Lifetime Lawyers, and recommended that you update every five years, or after a major event in your life.

Read more about updating your Will 

Grant of Representation Delays: the situation, the consequences and the future

Delays in the probate process are causing financial burdens for families. We look at the situation, the consequences of the delays and what you can do to avoid them.

Read more probate delays

Can a landlord move an abandoned vehicle?

We look at the potential pitfalls of vehicle abandonment and give practical guidance to landlords if a former tenant has left a vehicle on private property.

Read more vehicle abandonment

Can you sue someone for defamation following a social media post?

In principle, yes. When someone publishes untrue material online that adversely affects another person’s reputation, they could be found liable for defamation, either slander or libel.

Read more social media defamation

When marriages come to an end: what are the differences between divorce and a judicial separation?

Most people will have only heard of a divorce as being a formal way of ending a marriage. However it is also possible to obtain another form of formal marriage separation, which we revisit here.

Read more about judicial separation

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