No Fault Divorce – what will happen in 2022?

- 13 December 2021

From April 2022, married couples in England and Wales will no longer have to rely upon the traditional ‘grounds for divorce’ and can petition solely or jointly for a divorce without having to ‘blame’ the other spouse for the relationship breakdown, or wait 2 or 5 years to lapse following their separation. This will be…
Read More

Think and take a seat before you rush and send a Tweet!

- 18 June 2021

TV Doctor from Embarrassing Bodies in trouble:: Social media and the implications of defamation In a recent High Court ruling in Northern Ireland, Channel 4’s Embarrassing Bodies host Dr Christian Jessen was ordered to pay damages to the former leader of the DUP, Arlene Foster, in relation to a defamatory tweet posted in December 2020….
Read More

What is a Living Will and do you need one?

- 18 June 2021

When it comes to your medical care, all medical professionals need to consider your wishes and get your consent before they begin any treatment; however, there may be a time when you may be unable to make your wishes known, either short term, if you are unconscious or long term if you developed conditions such…
Read More

New Regulations on Farm Pollution in Wales

- 17 June 2021

New controversial rules for the regulation of water pollution implemented by the Welsh Government have been both welcomed and rebuffed by environmental groups and farmers respectively across Wales. These regulations only relate to land located in Wales Controversial or Essential Regulations? In January of this year, the Welsh Government announced regulatory measures to address agricultural…
Read More

A Guide to Health and Welfare Lasting Powers of Attorney

- 2 June 2021

What is a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)? A Lasting Power of Attorney is a document that enables you to appoint another person (or persons) to make important decisions on your behalf, in the event you lose the mental capacity to understand information and make decisions for yourself. The person making the Lasting Power of…
Read More

When is the right time to write a Will?

- 2 June 2021

At Redkite Solicitors we suggest that every adult should create a Will but it is especially important to consider writing your Will in the following circumstances:- after buying your first house or investing in any kind of property after getting married or entering into a civil partnership after setting up home with a partner or…
Read More

What is a Financial & Property Lasting Power of Attorney?

- 2 June 2021

What is the role of a Financial & Property affairs Lasting Power of Attorney?  A Property and Financial Power of Attorney, known as an LPA, or P&FLPA is an important document that allows your chosen attorneys to manage your financial affairs if you no longer want to, or if you are unable to manage them…
Read More

What is a Financial & Property Lasting Power of Attorney?

- 2 June 2021

What is the role of a Financial & Property affairs Lasting Power of Attorney?  A Property and Financial Power of Attorney, known as an LPA, or P&FLPA is an important document that allows your chosen attorneys to manage your financial affairs if you no longer want to, or if you are unable to manage them…
Read More

Significant Upcoming Legislative Changes to Rental Properties in Wales

- 1 June 2021

The Renting Homes (Amendment) (Wales) Act 2021 (“the Act”) will come into force in the first half of 2022. With it will come some significant changes to the way in which landlords rent out their properties. It is important to note at the outset that this legislation relates only to properties in Wales and not…
Read More