Being Called for Jury Service in the UK

Being Called for Jury Service in the UK

Here in the UK, it is possible you could be called to perform Jury Service.  This is where you attend a court trial to sit on the Jury.  It is a very important role, and there are numerous rules about performing this service. If you are sent a summons to do jury duty, you must […]

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What Happens When You Are Called to Court

What Happens When You Are Called to Court

Anyone could be called to court in two different ways, either through a summons or as a result of being arresting, without a serarch warrant, which leads to a charge and then a court hearing.  Today, a summons by the Magistrates Court is not the usual and most common way of appearing in court.  The […]

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Is It Possible To Turn Down Jury Service?

Is It Possible To Turn Down Jury Service?

For many people, being called to Jury service is seen as your duty, however it is not always at the appropriate time!  There are some ways to avoid jury service if it is a real hardship.  If you fail to respond to your summons, this can actually result in either a fine or a prison […]

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Managing the Affairs of Another Person

Managing the Affairs of Another Person

When the time comes to take over the day to day running of a loved one’s affairs, such as in circumstances when dementia is affecting their decison making, you will need to get what is known as “power of attorney”. The power of attorney is a legal document which grants someone the authority to deal […]

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