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Possessory Title: A Cautionary Tale

To understand possessory title and what is involved when applying to the same, we must understand a little bit more regarding the documentation which may be available from Land Registry, what information is given on the title deeds and what this information tells us about the land. A parcel of [...]

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The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act

This Act will come into force shortly. It is intended to reduce conflict between the parties on divorce. Currently, the parties have to file one or more of a number of grounds to obtain a divorce and that will no longer be necessary. Under the Act, the only requirements will [...]

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The relationship between Help To Buy and the ending of Temporary Relief.

At present First Time Buyers, do not pay Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) on the first £500,000 on any property bought as part of the Temporary Relief provisions. However, from 1st April 2021 the SDLT provisions return to what they were before July 8th 2020. First time buyers will then [...]

TENANTS FEES ACT 2019

Campions Conveyancing Solicitors of Derby(Pride Park), and Nottingham(Mansfield Road) give the following advice on the above. Tenants can be charged only one or more of seven payments in connection with a Tenancy. These are the rent,a refundable Tenancy deposit, a refundable holding deposit, payments to change a Tenancy or early [...]

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WARNING IF YOU SELL A FORMER COUNCIL OR HOUSING ASSOCIATION PROPERTY

Campions Solicitors serve clients in Derby, Nottingham Ilkeston, Heanor, Ripley and other areas. It is well understood by most clients that if they sell one of the above property types they will have to inform the Council or Housing Association if within 10 years of purchase by them. This is [...]

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The Removal of Conduct as a ground for Divorce

The government have decided to remove the concept of fault from Divorce. After this reform one or both parties will only need to tell the court that the marriage has irretrievably broken down. Either party can give notice to the court or both together. If one gives notice then the [...]

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Joint Tenants or Tenants in Common

As Property Lawyers acting for Purchasers, we have to advise on ownership if there is more than one owner.  Purchasers have to decide between themselves whether they wish to own as Joint Tenants or Tenants in Common. If the first then means that the property must be held in equal [...]

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