30th August - Law News

2804th Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based legal news & articles archive since 2011 focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Litigation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's Video Focus:  The Waiapi tribe's way of life is under threat as the Amazon Rainforest burns and the government attempts to take over indigenous lands

Focus of the Day article:
Faulty applications from solicitors are a principal cause of delays of more than six weeks for grants of probate, HM Courts & Tribunals has implied in its response to an escalating row.  The chair of the Law Society’s wills and equity committee told the Gazette last week that the Ministry of Justice is downplaying probate delays and that figures being cited do not reflect actual waiting times.
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