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Major changes to end of life care Supreme Court ruling

The Supreme Court rules this week that a judge will no longer need to be consulted when doctors and relatives agree life-support should end. Judges will no longer need to be consulted when doctors and relatives of patients in a vegetative or minimally conscious state agree life-support treatment should end. Until now families of such…
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Happiness Month: What is happiness?

Happiness Month: What is happiness? August is happiness month. The sun is shining. We are having a glorious heatwave. But, what makes you happy? What is happiness to you? We asked our wonderful staff and the resounding answer was FAMILY and FRIENDS. Happiness is subjective and means different things to different people. It is not…
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Ministry of Justice confirms whiplash reforms are delayed to April 2020

Ministry of Justice confirms whiplash reforms are delayed to April 2020. Government pushes back whiplash reforms for “extensive testing”. Reforms that will have a huge impact on the personal injury sector have been delayed until April 2020. The Government want to introduce a “fixed fee” for soft tissue injuries with injury duration between 0 and…
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Book Lover’s Day

Book Lover’s Day – 5 Book recommendations (and a series) It’s Book Lover’s Day. What are you reading? What would you recommend? Books feed the soul and fire the imagination of generations. So, what more can we do but provide some recommendations for you from our wonderful staff. Here is Swain & Co Solicitors 5…
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Nearly a year to get a divorce

Ministry of Justice statistics reveal on average it takes nearly a year to get a divorce. This is despite the introduction of online applications and more centralised working. It is taking 26.7 weeks for couples to be granted a decree nisi. Then a further 24.6 weeks to reach decree absolute to finalise the divorce. That…
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International cat day 8 August 2018

International cat day 8 August 2018 © 2002 - 2018 Swain & Co Solicitors: https://www.swainandco.com/ This is my cat, Jasper Jack.  He has a huge personality, likes to receive love on his own terms and is a big fan of mice!  When he is in a good mood he will want cuddles but when he is…
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The art of mindful colouring

The art of mindful colouring On 2 August 2018 it is Colouring Book Day. Colouring has enjoyed something of a renaissance in recent years. It is enjoyed by children and adults alike as a hobby, part of larger art projects and to assist with Mindfulness. The first colouring book was, apparently, established in the late…
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Divorce law needs ‘urgent change’ in light of Owens vs Owens

Divorce law needs ‘urgent change’ in light of Owens vs Owens With the rare ruling in the divorce of Owens vs Owens, Samantha Lee provides her opinion on the case: “There has been so much incorrect reporting of this case. The Supreme Court had to apply the law as it currently stands. Mrs Owens started…
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