Category Archives: Law Articles

3 things to Do after You find Payment Protection Insurance hiding in Old Bills

Payment protection insurance has had an overhaul lately, and that’s thanks to a massive scandal where companies large and small deliberately hid information from consumers about this coverage. They sold it as a cure all for everything from unemployment to disability, but all that glitters certainly isn’t gold. If you find that you have payment protection insurance hiding in some old bills, there are three bi things that you need… Read Article →

5 Critical Mistakes Made With Wills – Avoid These Completely

A will is designed to protect your loved ones, and also uphold the legacy that youíve worked so hard to build. If you don’t have a will in place, the consequences can be devastating. Simply put, the law decides what parts of your estate get assigned to your relatives, and they have their own rules for making this happen. This means that you have to be careful to build a… Read Article →

How to Win in Small Claims Court

Winning in small claims court can be a pretty big challenge — especially if you’ve never gone to court for anything in your life. Are there things that are worth fighting over? Absolutely. When you’re owed money and you don’t get it, taking someone to court can really make them realize that you’re absolutely serious about getting what you came for. Sometimes you’ll find that people will offer to settle…. Read Article →

Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority Claims Solicitor

Compensation for Victims of Violent Crime If you have been injured as a result of a violent assault within the last two years or have suffered serious abuse in the past you can make a claim to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) for an award of damages. The CICA is a publicly funded body that pays damages to the innocent victims of violent crime. The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority… Read Article →

Marriage Breakdown Advice

1. Protect your health Very few people can go through the breakdown of a marriage without it affecting their health which is why it is important to ensure that you look after yourself, especially if you have children.  It is not simply your physical health that requires attention; your mental state is crucial if your children are to feel relaxed and not tense in your company.  If you don’t have… Read Article →

What are your rights and grounds for divorce in UK?

When it comes to getting a divorce, the one thing that needs to be proven in court is that the marriage in question has “irretrievably broken down”. This is done by detailing to either the county divorce court or, more rarely, the High Court, the reasons for the end of the marriage, known legally as the “facts for divorce”. There are also two other criteria which a couple need to… Read Article →

The Easy Guide to Understanding Money Laundering

Thanks to globalisation and international financial markets, money laundering has never been easier to get away with. It occurs in almost every country in the world and is a big problem for law enforcement, as well as the economy. In short, money laundering is the transfer of money through numerous locations, in order to mask its source; almost always, these funds are illegally attained. Of course, using criminal money is… Read Article →

Calls to Make Drivers Learn For a Year

According to insurers, we’re way overdue a shake-up of driving policy, where our learner drivers are concerned. The Association of British Insurers (ABI) is dissatisfied with the number of deaths and crashes attributed to the mistakes of 17-24 year-olds. Now, they’re calling for stricter policy on driving at night and allowed levels of alcohol. In a slightly more liberal twist, they also suggest letting young drivers learn half a year… Read Article →

Check Out The Best Social Media Solutions for Lawyers – Right Now!

Trying to make sense of growing online marketing landscape is difficult. If you’re running your own law firm or you would like to, you already know that marketing is one of the most important activates that your company will ever focus on. Just when you think that you have everything wrapped up neatly, a new marketing portal comes out that demands everyone’s attention. Social media has fast become that portal,… Read Article →

Should Athletes Who Suffer Concussive Head Injuries Be Allowed to Continue Playing?

According to neuropathologist, Dr Stewart, he’s discovered the first officially diagnosed case of early onset dementia in a rugby player. From his findings, Dr Stewart predicts that between one and two players, who compete at the Six Nations each year, will experience this mental condition in later life. Punch Drunk The ex rugby player in question had greater levels of abnormal proteins (considered a cause of dementia) than a former… Read Article →