Our Wills specialist Lisa Fay gets asked questions about wills on a daily basis.
Here, we’ve summarised some of the most popular questions for you.Continue reading
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You often read in the press that some celebrity has been granted a “quickie divorce”.
This is a myth.
There is no such thing as a “quickie divorce” granted in seconds.
In order to obtain a divorce in England, there is a set procedure to follow:Continue reading
From March 2015 (subject to Parliamentary approval), the Child Maintenance Service (CMS) and Child Support Agency (CSA) will begin sharing certain information about the payment records of their clients with credit reference agencies.Continue reading
Online and DIY divorces can work for some. If the divorce is amicable, you have no children and there are no financial assets to split, doing your own divorce may seem like a quick, easy and cheap solution. However, be aware and be careful as it is never that simple.Continue reading
On Wednesday (14th October 2015), the Supreme Court handed down the much awaited judgments in the cases of Sharland v Sharland and Gohil v Gohil. The wives in both cases were granted the right to challenge their divorce settlements after the Supreme Court unanimously found that their husbands misled the courts in the original hearings.Continue reading
On 13th October a Ten Minute Motion on the case for introducing no fault divorce will be debated in the House of Commons. The Motion has been brought by Conservative MP Richard Bacon.Continue reading
We frequently see clients who disagree with the divorce petition they have received and want to defend the petition. However, this may not always be the best option.Continue reading
The Help to Buy ISA was announced by the Government in the March 2015 Budget. The idea was that first-time buyers could save through a Help to Buy ISA and, as an incentive, would receive a Government bonus which would be calculated and paid when they bought their first home.Continue reading
On 23rd February 2015, Resolution, an organisation of family lawyers and other professionals committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes, launched its manifesto calling for sweeping changes to the law relating to divorce and separation. The launch of the manifesto is the beginning of a number of initiatives by Resolution calling for a better system of family law.Continue reading