Family & Relationship Property

An important reminder to all heading into the Christmas New Year holiday period. In the event you receive a notice of lapse of a notice of claim, under the Property (Relationships) Act, or notice of lapse of a caveat, the time frames associated with dealing with these matters before such […] Read More›

An Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA) gives someone the authority to act legally on your behalf if you become mentally incapable. It is therefore important to arrange an EPA before you become mentally incapable, which could happen to anybody at any time from an event such as illness or an […] Read More›

Many people will be familiar with the concept of transferring assets to a trust.  The value of those assets or any part that hasn’t been paid being left as a debt owed by the trust to the person transferring the assets. Often couples transfer assets to trusts either before or […] Read More›

The Court of Appeal has recently upheld a High Court decision which confirmed that the avoidance of a relationship property agreement intended to defeat creditors’ rights cannot improve the position of creditors only to preserve it. This case was very interesting to the extent that the offending provision of the […] Read More›