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Expectant mums and dads get ready for shared parental leave

Shared parental leave comes into effect in April, giving families more flexibility than ever before. Under the scheme, working couples will be able to share untaken maternity leave and pay,

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Woman wins dispute with charity over her mother’s will

A woman has won a legal dispute with a charity over the meaning of her mother’s will. It means she will inherit an extra £325,000. The case involved a woman

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Girl must return to her mother despite her wish to stay in UK

A court has ruled that a teenage girl must live with her mother in Mexico, despite her wish to stay in the UK with her father. The family had lived

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Dementia sufferer wins damages and ‘freedom’ from council

The Court of Protection exists to safeguard the interests of people who may be unable to look after themselves fully or make decisions on their own behalf. Sometimes the court

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Woman awarded £21,000 after slipping on library floor

An 81-year-old woman who broke her leg when she slipped on a wet floor in a library has been awarded £21,000 compensation. The woman was visiting a mobile library run

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