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House prices rose 10.2% in the 12 months to June

House prices rose by 10.2% in the year to June 2014, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics. Prices in England rose by 10.7%. The figure was 6%

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Father denied direct contact with son at son’s request

A father has been denied direct contact with his estranged son after the court heard that the boy didn’t want to see him. The boy’s parents had been married but

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Disputes over probate triple as people make DIY wills

One of the problems that can arise out of DIY wills was highlighted by data released by the High Court recently. The figures show that the number claims concerning the

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Man awarded £10,500 after severing finger in hospital shower

A hospital registrar has been awarded £10,500 compensation after he had to have part of a finger amputated following an accident in a shower cubicle. The registrar had finished his

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Government approach to mediation ‘not good enough’

Leading family lawyers have expressed disappointment and concern at the government’s approach to funding mediation sessions for divorcing couples. The Family Justice Minister, Simon Hughes, recently announced that separating couples

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