31 May 2016
The law does not make it mandatory for a prospective property investor to hire the services of a conveyancing solicitor. However, a large number of prospective first-time homeowners find DIY conveyancing to be cumbersome. Homeowners are often advised to get and compare a number of quotes from different conveyancing solicitors as they strive to make their pick. With this in mind, this article provides answers to three questions that a prospective first-time homeowner may have in relation to the conveyancing solicitor's quote.
27 May 2016
Your insurance agent might be your personal friend and probably you even socialize with him or her on occasion. However, no matter how sociable or friendly your agent is, the insurance firm he or she works for can be your worst adversary following a motor vehicle accident. Shortly after the mishap and after filing the claim with your insurance firm, the insurance guys will request to speak to you regarding the motor vehicle accident and getting to know what actually happened.
27 May 2016
There are a number of grounds on which the validity of a will may be contested, one of which is mental capacity. But what defines mental capacity, and how do you go about challenging a will on these grounds? Read on for a basic overview. What defines mental capacity? For a will to be valid, the testator (the person who made the will) must have been of "sound mind, memory and understanding"