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Clutton Cox is a small but perfectly formed law firm located in Chipping Sodbury, South Gloucestershire, near Yate, at the southern edge of the Cotswolds.  We are situated on the High Street within convenient walking distance of traditional pubs and...

Disputed Wills: Bleak House Revisited 2012

Paul Hajek
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Court of Appeal held a Will was invalid on the grounds of knowledge and approval as it could not be proved that the wishes and intentions of the deceased were known to and approved by her at the time of making the Will

Lost Opportunity to Reform Probate and Administration of Estates

Paul Hajek
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The least you would expect when a loved one has died is for their estate to be properly administered.

Worst case scenario: dodgy executors running off with money which should have gone to relatives, friends or charity.

Yet, the Legal Services Board (LSB) has recently rejected the opportunity to reform how Probate and Administration of Estates are regulated

It Doesn't Have to Be a Dark Day To Plan a Funeral

Paul Hajek
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This is a guest post by Tim Waterlow of Affinia Partnerships

When should we plan a funeral is a question we very rarely ask ourselves. Simply, it’s a bit too painful to contemplate.

Siri: Where Have I Heard Apple's iPhone Voice Before?

Paul Hajek
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I must admit to being a tad frustrated when the new Apple iPhone adverts started.

Siri’s distinct voice giving answers to copious questions ( even silly questions) – I knew I had heard before, but couldn’t place where.

My Assets: Well I Declare

Paul Hajek
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How a declaration of trust can work to protect your assets

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