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Peace Ahoy as Johnny Depp and Amber Heard Agree on Divorce Settlement

Captain Jack Sparrow may have been adept at charming his way out of the trickiest situations but Johnny Depp’s ship clearly ran aground during the fierce divorce battle he has had with his now ex-wife, actress Amber Heard. Although they married with great fanfare in 2015, it only took 15 months for the marriage to…

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Pictons Sponsor Cheddington Bowls Club Ladies Gala Event

Pictons, a leading regional and award winning law firm, having sponsored Cheddington Bowls Club last year, increased their commitment to the Club by sponsoring Cheddington’s annual Ladies Gala event this month. The Gala attracted bowlers from across Herts, Beds and Bucks. Pictons has offices in Tring, Milton Keynes and Luton. Sukh Saini, the company’s Managing…

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Pictons Renews Sponsorship of Luton Town Football Club

Pictons, a leading regional and award winning law firm, has renewed its sponsorship of Luton’s much loved football team, Luton Town Football Club, for the seventh year running. The renowned Hatters, who have been an integral part of the town for over 130 years, have some of the most loyal supporters in League 2 and…

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Digital Legacy- Who Gets Your Passwords?

You’ve made a Will and it’s up to date. If you’ve been very smart, you’ll also have sorted out a Lasting Power of Attorney so that if the unexpected happens to you and you become too incapacitated to manage your own affairs, they will be safe in the hands of someone you can trust. You…

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When Judges Cry Foul Play – Ruling On Rock Star Prince’s Estate

The battle for the estate of the late great rock star Prince, who died in April this year, looks set to make any Jeremy Kyle programme seem like an afternoon tea party by comparison. Prince, whose death shocked the world, was a unique and creative musical force who had accumulated assets worth up to $300…

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Has Gwynnie’s and Chris’ ‘Consciously Uncoupling’ Started a New Trend In Amicable Divorces?

With Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow finally completing their much mocked ‘consciously uncoupling’ divorce this week, leading and award winning regional law firm Pictons’ expert family team have taken a look at whether it’s possible for ‘ordinary couples’ to achieve such an apparently amicable separation while also legally protecting both parties. Will Roberts-Phelps, a Family…

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Holiday Blues for Lowcostholidays Travellers

At the time of writing there are currently 137,000 very unhappy holidaymakers whose cherished once a year summer holiday has been ruined by the collapse of holiday firm Lowcostholidays, which ceased trading on July 15th when the administrators were called in. It was said that in the days before the firm went bust, its representatives…

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Appoint Your Digital Heir Advises Pictons

We all know how important it is to have a legal and up to date Will and the value of a Lasting Power of Attorney in case, at any age, you unexpectedly become too incapacitated to run your own affairs. However, we live in a very digital age with so many platforms that we use…

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