Category Archive for: ‘Other Criminal Offence’

Parental Responsibility and Surrogacy in Same Sex Civil Partnerships

The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 set out who under English Law are the legal parents of a child which is born after sperm donation or artificial insemination or … Continue reading

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Proposed Changes in Animal Cruelty Sentencing

Under government plans announced recently those who commit the most heinous animal cruelty offences could face up to 5 years in prison; a tenfold increase on the current maximum sentence … Continue reading

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What is an Easement?

An Easement is a right attached to one piece of land (dominant tenement) which gives the owner of the land a right to use another person’s land (servient tenement). The … Continue reading

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Failed to notify the Department of Work and Pensions of a change of circumstances?

It is a criminal offence if you have failed to notify the Department of Work and Pensions of a change in your circumstances, whether it is financial or not.

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Alice Ruggles: One Year On…

Alice Ruggles is a name that many are now familiar with, having been murdered just over a year ago by her ex-boyfriend, Trimaan Dhillon.

After the breakdown of Alice’s relationship … Continue reading

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Helen Johnson Solicitor Advocate at Emery Johnson Astills

When the prosecution decide to charge an offence of conspiracy they have to prove that there was an agreement to commit a … Continue reading

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The Right to Affordable Justice: The Bach Commission

At Emery Johnson Astills we are committed to providing affordable representation and advice to all our clients.

On 22nd September 2017 the Bach Commission, setup by Leicestershire Police and Crime … Continue reading

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Need representation at the Police station?

If you require legal representation at the Police station, even at short notice, do not hesitate to call our Criminal Defence Team at Emery Johnson Astills on 0116 255 4855 … Continue reading

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Looked After Children

Here at Emery Johnson Astills we recognise that different terms may be used during the time that social care are involved with you and that you may not always understand … Continue reading

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What is a Codicil?

Nearly all of us know what a Will is, but how many of us know what a Codicil is?

A Codicil is a document that can be used to make … Continue reading

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