DNA testing for wills and probate

DNA testing for wills and probate

Under English law, any competent adult can make a will leaving their estate to whoever they wish. However, when someone dies without a will they are described as dying intestate; and in these circumstances, the intestacy rules apply. Intestacy rules mean that the...
Single DNA profiles should be kept with wills

Single DNA profiles should be kept with wills

DNA testing is increasingly being relied upon to prove biological relationships when wills are contested. AlphaBiolabs is proposing that solicitors actively request that their client supply their single DNA profile to keep on file with their will. In this way, the...
UKVI DNA testing in London

UKVI DNA testing in London

UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) is a division of the Home Office responsible for the UK’s visa system. It was previously part of the UK Border Agency. UKVI operates the UK visa system, managing applications from foreign nationals seeking to visit or work in the UK. It...
Cannabis drug-driver jailed

Cannabis drug-driver jailed

A cannabis drug-driver who smashed into a woman’s car while trying to escape from the police has been jailed for 3 years and 4 months. John Ramos, aged 23, admitting causing serious injury by dangerous driving at Manchester Crown Court. Tests showed he had 3.3mg of...
Cannabis-based medicines approved for NHS

Cannabis-based medicines approved for NHS

Two cannabis-based medicines, used to treat epilepsy and multiple sclerosis (MS), have been approved for use by the NHS following new guidelines from NICE. Both medicines were developed and grown in the UK. Doctors will now be able to prescribe Epidyolex® for children...