Government proposes to make the video-witnessing of Wills legal during Coronavirus pandemic

Government proposes to make the video-witnessing of Wills legal during Coronavirus pandemic

The Government has announced its plan to introduce new legislation in September 2020 to allow Wills to be witnessed virtually in England and Wales.  It is proposed that this temporary legislation will apply retrospectively to Wills that have been signed, dated and video-witnessed since 31 January 2020, being the date of the first Covid-19 case

CORONAVIRUS: ATTENDING PRINCE EVANS’ OFFICE FOR (NECESSARY) CLIENT MEETINGS – UPDATE REGARDING FACE COVERINGS

CORONAVIRUS: ATTENDING PRINCE EVANS’ OFFICE FOR (NECESSARY) CLIENT MEETINGS – UPDATE REGARDING FACE COVERINGS

As previously mentioned, our Front of House and ground floor meeting rooms are open for pre-booked appointments on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between the hours of 11am and 3pm. These appointments are only when face to face meetings are a necessity otherwise all ‘meetings’ will continue to take place by telephone or video conferencing Our

Courts to lift moratorium on Possession Proceedings.

Courts to lift moratorium on Possession Proceedings.

The Courts will no longer be subject to  the moratorium  on residential possession proceedings after 23rd August 2020. The original moratorium was put in place to protect ‘renters’  from being made homeless during the Covid-19 pandemic and give them security .  Last month the Government extended the original stay on all stages of the possession process

Landlord & Tenant Update

Landlord & Tenant Update

PART 1 Government extends stay on possession proceedings to 23rd August 2020 On 5 June 2020, the Housing Secretary, Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP, announced that the Government was extending the moratorium on evictions to 23 August 2020.   The moratorium, which was introduced under Practice Direction 51Z, was originally due to expire on 25 June