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Common Law Marriage: Myths vs. Legal Realities. What You Need to Do.

So what is a common law spouse? Recent data released by the government shows a 144% increase in the number of people choosing to cohabit as partners between 1996 and 2021. Such unmarried partners often call one another ‘my common-law wife’ or ‘my common-law husband’.  And yet even though the term appears to have a meaning …

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What are Lasting Powers of Attorney and why should I get one?

In this complex and unpredictable life, unforeseen circumstances can arise, making it essential to plan for the unexpected. One powerful legal tool that offers individuals aa layer of protection and control over their affairs is a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA). This legal document allows you to choose someone you trust (who will become your …

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