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August 28, 2020
In many cases, despite the fact an offence is serious enough for a custodial sentence to be imposed, this can be avoided if the court can be persuaded to suspend the prison sentence. Which length of sentence can be suspended? The sentence must meet these rules: For those aged 21+ at conviction, the term of...
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The government announced on 25 July 2020 that new legislation would be introduced in September 2020 that will mean that all Wills signed “remotely” from 31 January 2020 will be deemed legally executed. The current rules on will signing are contained in the Wills Act 1837 which sets out that the testator (the person making...
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