Landmark costs order in weak challenge to will ~ JPHLAW Probate Solicitors Portadown

Weak challenges to wills are likely to be penalised with stiff costs orders after a High Court judge slapped the illegitimate child of a millionaire with a £65,000 bill.  Ruth Simmons, the daughter of the businessman Ken Jordon, claimed that his recent will was invalid for lack of capacity, knowledge and approval and undue influence.…

 Lawyers ask for new appeal after police doctor evidence ~ JPHLAW Solicitors Portadown

A police electronics expert made a clumsy attempt to ‘doctor’ vital evidence that led to the conviction of four fishermen and their friend for drug smuggling, according to legal documents. The five men were accused of picking up rucksacks containing 560lb of cocaine worth £53m in the middle of the English Channel, before dropping them…

Spain offers hope to Britons who bought holiday homes in crash JPHLAW Solicitors Portadown can help you with this

Britons who may have lost money on homes in Spain, through having been left high and dry by the global financial crisis or unwittingly having bought illegally built homes in the country, have been offered hope after the supreme court in Madrid issued a landmark judgment stating that Spanish banks are responsible for missing money…

Claims management firms accused of illegally acquiring data JPHLAW Solicitors Portadown

Claims management firms have been accused of using customer details, illegally obtained from garages, to cold call motorists. The Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMIF), a trade body, has begun an investigation after people received unsolicited calls from firms trying to recruit them to make personal injury claims, within hours of taking their vehicles into garages…