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Samuel Mackrill

Depp v Heard – Male sufferers of Domestic Abuse

Depp v Heard: “I, Johnny Depp, a man, I too am a victim of domestic abuse” In what has perhaps been one of the most high-profile defamation cases to ever grace our social media feeds, Johnny Depp (perhaps best known for his work as the rum-fueled Pirate, Captain Jack Sparrow) brought a lawsuit worth $50 million to ex-wife, Amber Heard (well-noted for her work in Aquaman and as a Human Rights Activist) over an article she allegedly wrote for the [...]

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Dementia Action Week

Dementia Action Week MAY 2022

Dementia Action Week takes place the week of 16th to 22nd May 2022. Currently 850,000 people are living with dementia in the UK and the government suggests by 2025 over a million people could have dementia. Here at Pepperells we would like to help you ensure you have all the legal protections in place to safeguard you and your family. Ensure your family can assist with your financial arrangements and represent your health wishes if needed. We all hope we can make [...]

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Hannah Bell

School Placements Day

Today, thousands of parents across the country will have received the news about their child’s allocated school place for September. Family Law Solicitor Hannah Bell, shares her advice to parents who are not in agreement about their child or children’s school place. “Parents who hold parental responsibility for their child are entitled to have a say in choosing the school their child attends. When parents have separated, it is not always the case that both parents will agree on what school their [...]

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Why Writing a Will is Important (Partnership with LIVES Lincolnshire)

We’ve partnered with LIVES (Lincolnshire Integrated Voluntary Emergency Service) to create a project encouraging more people in Lincolnshire to consider leaving a gift in their will to support the ongoing work of LIVES. LIVES are a well-known and well-loved charity in Lincolnshire and it has been a pleasure working with them on this project.   LIVES sat down with our Trainee Solicitor Charlotte, to discuss the importance of leaving a legacy. What is a legacy? A legacy is a gift of a [...]

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Divorce law change

Everything You Need To Know About Changes to Divorce Law

As the No Fault Divorce Law comes into effect today (Wednesday 6th April 2022), our Family Law Paralegal Charlotte Tweed shares her summary on how the changes will affect getting a divorce in the future. “The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 (DDSA) will reform the law on divorce, dissolution and separation, relating to both marriage and civil partnerships. This will mean that couples considering divorce in the UK will no longer need to prove that either party is at [...]

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Family Law Lincoln Pepperells

SIX NEW FAMILY EXPERTS JOIN PEPPERELLS SOLICITORS IN LINCOLN

The rapidly growing law firm, who have offices in East Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and the North East, are delighted to welcome six new family law specialists to their Lincoln office. Joining the Pepperells Lincoln team are: John Conlon, highly regarded for his expertise in child law, representing children, parents and family members along with 20 years experience in family law. Alison McGowan is a member of the Law Society Children Panel and the Association of Lawyers for Children, she specialises in complex court [...]

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Islamic Last Will and Testament

3 important factors your Islamic Will can address

At Pepperells Solicitors, we understand that it is important that somebody of a Muslim faith should deal with the distribution of their estate according to the principles of inheritance set by Islamic law. If you were to pass away without a Will, your estate would pass under the intestacy rules (when somebody does not have a Will). How your estate passes depends on a number of factors such as the value of your estate and who your living relatives [...]

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PEPPERELLS SOLICITORS LAUNCH LEGAL PARTNERSHIP WITH LINCS KIDS

Pepperells Solicitors are delighted to launch their new partnership with Lincs Kids, providing fast paced legal expertise to families in Lincolnshire. Pepperells are a second generation Law firm with offices in Lincolnshire, East Yorkshire and the North East and have been providing families with expert legal advice for over 30 years. Their partnership with Lincs Kids will provide a critical link between families in Lincolnshire and Lincs Kids business partners, who are in need of fast paced, empathetic and [...]

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Pepperells Solicitors raised £896,539 of future income for the National Free Wills Network charity members

£896,000 RAISED FOR NATIONAL FREE WILL NETWORK CHARITY MEMBERS

Pepperells Solicitors are delighted to announce that they have raised over £896,000 of future income for the National Free Wills Network charity members. The National Free Wills Network is a collection of charities, ranging from household names to those with a strong regional or local focus. The network provides free Will writing services to the charity’s known supporters. Over 170 charities are in benefit of the network and more than 78,000 legacy gifts have been pledged so far. Giving peace [...]

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LPA Hull

Can I make a Lasting Power of Attorney Online?

In a time where it is possible to deal with most things online, from ordering a pizza, booking a holiday even to dealing with certain legal matters. Whilst this may seem to be a practical way to deal with your important legal matters, you should be aware, that like with most things, they often are not as straight forward as they may first seem. Lasting Powers of Attorney are essential documents for all adults no matter how old or healthy. [...]

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