Drug addiction and parenting are rarely a good mixture and toxicology tests using hair strands is a growing area in childcare cases. The High Court also questioned the findings as demonstrated in the following case.
There is an advantage of being calm under pressure but when you are about to be evicted from your 100 acre small holding you cannot afford to delay seeking legal advice, as the daughter of a farmer discovered.
Becoming an executor of a Will, be it for a friend or a family member, is a responsibility both in a moral sense and a legal one. The following case demonstrates this when an executor did not distribute a £240,000 woman’s estate as the Will directed, and was jailed as a result.
The handyman had been employed by the woman whose assets were valued at £10 million, to look after and maintain her country estate. The pair had a relationship and the handyman stated that they had co-habited and were as man and wife for a number of years.