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The Law on the Web blog is the place to read about the latest happenings in law, including changes to legislation and guides to help you understand your legal rights.

Going it alone - a guide to representing yourself in court

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 10 April 2015
  2. Miscellaneous
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More and more people are finding that they have to represent themselves in court - here is what you can do if you find yourself in this situation.

Career or family?

Stephen Hunt - Law on the Web

  1. 09 April 2015
  2. Employment
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Telecommunications company Vodafone has recently taken the step of offering the same maternity terms to all of its staff worldwide, including a minimum of 16 weeks’ fully paid maternity leave.

Shared parental leave: a guide for both employers and employees

Stephen Hunt - Law on the Web

  1. 09 April 2015
  2. Employment
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Shared Parental Leave has recently been brought in to give new parents greater flexibility in how they take time off work to raise their newborn child. In this blog post we give you the lowdown on this new type of leave.

Why you should consider a prenup

Stephen Hunt - Law on the Web

  1. 08 April 2015
  2. Family
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A pre-nuptial agreement is an agreement entered into by a couple before they get married which makes provisions for how the couple’s finances should be handled in the event that they divorce later down the line.

Wills and Inheritance: How Long Should Probate Take?

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 07 April 2015
  2. Wills and Probate
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There is no fixed amount of time for how long probate can take, but here are a few examples of things that can affect it.