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Aticus Law was formed in 2013 to provide a new approach to the provision of Legal Services to our clients on a national basis.

We provide our clients with sophisticated advice based upon unrivalled experience, but yet conveyed over to our clients in a simple manner so they can make the right informed choices.

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If you and the other parent can’t agree on your child’s school, you’ll need to attend mediation. If this doesn’t work, then one parent can make an application to court for a Specific Issue Order. Parenting plans When parents separate, it’s important for the child’s sake to keep conflict to a minimum. There are lots […]

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How Do I Make A DIY Will Legally Binding?

A homemade Will is legally binding if it follows the formalities set out in the Wills Act 1837. Namely, it must be signed and properly executed (meaning witnessed). The danger with a homemade Will is that its validity won’t be put to the test until you die – by which point, it is too late. […]

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How Do I Make A DIY Will Legally Binding?

Executors: What If A Will Is Ambiguous Or Contains A Mistake?

If you’re dealing with a Will that’s ambiguous or contains a mistake, you have a number of options available to you. This includes making a Deed of Variation (if everyone agrees) or asking the court to interpret the meaning for you. Wills which are open to interpretation Homemade Wills are particularly prone to including language […]

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Executors: What If A Will Is Ambiguous Or Contains A Mistake?

What Is Limitation?

How Long Do I Have to Recover a Debt? According to the terms of the Limitation Act 1980, you have six years to bring legal proceedings to recover an outstanding debt. The six year period starts on the date the debt becomes payable, which is usually the date of the invoice. What is limitation? Limitation […]

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COVID-19 Vaccinations In The Workplace – Q&A For Employers

Here, we address some of the other common scenarios facing employers dealing with issues arising out of COVID-19 vaccination. The most common employees’ objections to COVID-19 vaccinations Vaccination is not necessary or reasonable when other less invasive measures could be taken The government does not require our industry to implement compulsory vaccination You can’t legally […]

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COVID-19: Updated Guidance For Employers

In response to the emergence of the Omicron COVID-19 variant, the Government has implemented a number of precautionary measures. England will move to its COVID-19 winter (plan B), in an attempt to combat the spread of the new variant. It will see the return of work from home guidance starting from today, Monday 13 December […]

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The Legal Implications Of Engaging Contractors, Employees And Workers

An individual may be an employee, worker or self-employed, and there are many reasons why the distinction between them is significant. Case law has developed the test for determining what employment status an individual may have, although each case will be determined on its own facts and there is a certain degree of unpredictability. Only […]

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The Legal Implications Of Engaging Contractors, Employees And Workers

Can I Do Probate Without A Solicitor?

There is no legal requirement that says you have to use a Probate solicitor. You can complete the process yourself if you want to. However, the personal representatives are personally liable for the estate administration process. That is why you might want the help of a Probate solicitor, especially if the estate is complex. Simple […]

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What Is The Difference Between A Clean Break Order And A Consent Order?

Clean Break Orders and Consent Orders are types of court order that can be issued during divorce proceedings. They allow you to sever the financial ties between you and your ex-spouse, although each one is used in slightly different circumstances. Decree Absolute doesn’t end your financial commitments When you get a divorce, the final stage […]

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What Is The Difference Between A Clean Break Order And A Consent Order?

Will I Have To Sell My House To Pay Care Home Fees?

If you’re concerned that your property will have to be sold to pay for care home fees in the future, you might want to consider an Asset Protection Trust. Gifting the property to your children during your lifetime does not offer adequate protection, as the local authority could accuse you of the deliberate deprivation of […]

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