Navigating the law relating to Special Educational Needs

Navigating the law relating to Special Educational Needs

Ensuring your child’s educational, health and care needs are met is vitally important, but it can be a challenge. This is especially true when local authorities (LAs) fail to meet statutory deadlines or don’t deliver the Special Educational Provision (SEP) identified in a child’s or young person’s Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP). Imelda Brennan,…

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What happens if you die without a will?

Thinking about the concept of death is something many of us avoid, which could potentially be one of the key reasons that more than half of people in the UK do not currently have a Will in place. Unfortunately, this means that many people die without a Will, which can cause very serious issues for…

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Discharging Care Orders

One of the many topics we must ensure that we advise our client is how to apply to discharge a Care Order. Given the strict 26 weeks deadline for a care proceedings case to conclude, there is always a worry that parents may not have enough time to make the changes expected of them by…

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How Does Inheritance Tax Planning Work?

Inheritance tax planning is an effective way to manage the tax that will be paid on your estate when it is passed onto your loved ones. Whether or not inheritance tax will be due in your estate depends on its value and the beneficiaries. As a starting point, the current threshold for inheritance tax (IHT)…

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Guide for First Time Buyers

Purchasing your first property is an exciting milestone, but for some, it can also feel extremely daunting. For most people, a house is a significant investment, and it is important to find the right one. Instructing an experienced conveyancing solicitor can ensure your moving process is as seamless as possible and help prevent delays. In…

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A Guide to Section 20: A Crucial Look at Family Care Support

Navigating the complex world of social services, parental rights, and family care can be an emotionally challenging venture. Section 20 of the Children Act 1989 in the UK is one such aspect that families might encounter during difficult times. It provides social services with a unique duty to accommodate and care for children. But what…

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Naomi's 6 months at Tayntons

Naomi’s 6 months at Taynton’s

How has your first 6 months at Tayntons gone? My first 6 months at Taynton’s has flown by. My knowledge and confidence have grown significantly, and I have already learned a great deal of new things. I’ve increased my responsibilities where I can and learned something new every day. When I first started here in…

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