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Articles by ‘Richard Ellis’

Opinion  |  05:03:15

A recent case where a farmer had not made a Will had enormous repercussions for his family trying to protect his legacy many years after his death. Sharon MacDonald discusses the importance of Wills and pre-nuptial agreements especially in the agricultural community.

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post  |  31:10:14

The press recently reported research indicating that only 28% of men felt that counselling would be helpful in saving a marriage which had got into difficulty in contrast to 45% of women. This was from a survey of some 2,000 people. So can counselling really help?

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post  |  31:10:14

This month High Court Judge, Sir Nicholas Mostyn, has called for the abolition of the legal rights and responsibilities of marriage. Sharon MacDonald, Partner in our Family team queries whether or not that is realistic.

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post  |  06:03:13

It is often the situation within partnerships and businesses, particularly in farming partnerships, for an accountant to advise that a farmer’s spouse or partner should be employed in the business to take advantage of…

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