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New septic tank legislation: upgrade your system by January 2020

Posted on November 23, 2018, by Darren Higginson

Darren Higginson, Associate and property litigation expert at Coodes Solicitors, outlines what homeowners need to do to comply with new…

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When do squatter's rights apply to land?

Adverse possession: when do squatter’s rights apply?

Posted on October 19, 2018, by Darren Higginson

When do squatter’s rights come into play and in what circumstances can you secure ownership of a piece of land…

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Assured shorthold tenancy

Changes to tenancy law – what does it mean for landlords?

Posted on September 28, 2018, by Hayley Gaffney

Substantial changes to regulations around landlords evicting tenants with an assured shorthold tenancy (AST) come into force on 1 October…

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draft Tenants Fees Bill

New EPC regulations for landlords – does it matter if my property is not compliant?

Posted on May 08, 2018, by Hayley Gaffney

Hayley Gaffney of Coodes Solicitors’ Personal Disputes team advises landlords on what could happen should they be found to not…

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Proprietary estoppel

Proprietary estoppel – When a property inheritance promise is not reflected in a Will

Posted on March 19, 2018, by Melanie Grose

Coodes Solicitors is handling more proprietary estoppel cases, when someone has allegedly been promised they will inherit a house, as…

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draft Tenants Fees Bill

What do landlords need to know about the new Draft Tenant Fees Bill?

Posted on November 17, 2017, by Hayley Gaffney

The Government’s draft Tenants Fees Bill has now been presented to Parliament. Hayley Gaffney of Coodes Solicitors Personal Disputes team…

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Dispute over funeral arrangements

When a family disagrees on a loved one’s funeral arrangements

Posted on November 10, 2017, by Hayley Gaffney

Losing a loved one can be made even harder if a family cannot agree on how to lay them to…

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EPC legislation

Why landlords must be prepared for new EPC legislation

Posted on November 06, 2017, by Hayley Gaffney

Hayley Gaffney of Coodes Solicitors Personal Disputes team encourages landlords to get up to speed on impending EPC legislation. An…

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Court of Protection settling disputes

What is the Court of Protection’s role in settling disputes?

Posted on November 02, 2017, by Ben Sidgwick

As the Court of Protection reaches its tenth anniversary, Associate Ben Sidgwick of Coodes Solicitors’ Personal Disputes Team discusses its…

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Mediation - dispute resolution

Why mediation can be a less stressful, quicker and more cost effective way to settle a dispute

Posted on October 27, 2017, by Darren Higginson

While many people may want their ‘day in court’, the alternatives can be considerably less stressful, quicker and far more…

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