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Family courts to get power to order DNA paternity tests

Family courts in England will soon be able to order DNA tests to establish a child’s parentage. It’s hoped the move will reduce delays and unnecessary arguments during divorce cases.

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Shared ownership homes to become easier and quicker to sell

It could soon be easier for people in shared ownership homes to sell their property. The government funded schemes enable people to buy a share in a property, with a

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Half-marathon runner compensated for race injury

A man who was injured by some wire protruding from a tree while he was competing in a half-marathon has successfully sued the race organisers for compensation. The accident happened

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Mediation may prevent ‘costly and absurd’ neighbour disputes

The government wants to promote mediation as a way of avoiding costly and sometimes “absurd” neighbour disputes. The move follows concerns expressed by the Conservative MP Charlie Elphicke about the

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Public Guardian prevents misuse of dementia sufferer’s money

Lasting powers of attorney (LPA) are a tried and trusted way of enabling a person to nominate someone to look after their affairs if they ever lose the capacity to

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