The dangers associated with Powers of Attorney have been in the news recently as eminent Judge Lush expressed his personal concerns about the 'risks' posed by the creation of a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA), claiming they were fraught with opportunities for abuse.

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“Turning Prisons into Powder Kegs”

By Amanda York at 00:00

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has published the latest statistics detailing record levels of assaults and self-harm inside England and Wales prisons. Statistics have also emerged surrounding the number of prisoners who were “released in error” in 2016/17.

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Acid Attacks – The Full Force of the Law?

By Amanda York at 00:00

Just a fortnight ago six people were doused with corrosive liquid on London’s streets within 24 hours! In recent years there have been a record number of reports of acid attacks in England and Wales. In 2015, 261 acid attacks were reported to Police whilst in 2016, that figure rose to 458.

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Do you take your dog out in the car with you? Is the dog unrestrained? Did you know that this could mean that you are in breach of The Highway Code & could be prosecuted for careless driving?

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Before you say “I do”

By Hannah Bibby at 15:00

Hear the term "prenup" and it may just conjure up images of A-list celebrities, star-studded weddings - or their subsequently messy divorces - but the reality is that prenuptial agreements are becoming increasingly popular amongst couples who may not have millions sitting in the bank.

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