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Divorce Law changes afoot

MP's will debate the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill today, Monday 8 June 2020, as it receives its second reading in the House of Commons.

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Families in Lockdown - A Time for Decisions

We are all having to live and come to terms with a ‘new world order’. Our lives have been turned upside down almost in the blink of an eye. Talk of lifting the lockdown is confused and we are copin…

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Put your affairs in order

Following the spread of Coronavirus/Covid-19 I thought that it was an appropriate time to review and put my affairs in order. Everyone should also consider making a Lasting Power of Attorney to deal …

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More Family Mediation Mythbusters

“We have been unable to agree matters at mediation, we now have no choice but to go to court.” FALSE. You still have options. This article considers one of those – Family Arbitration and answers som…

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Family Mediation Mythbusters

Mediation is designed for people when their family relationship has broken down. It is an alternative to going to court and a great place to start to find out the useful information you will need. Me…

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Are you certified?

A large part of the conveyancing process involves your solicitor checking whether any works that have been carried out to the property being purchased, have the benefit of the appropriate statutory c…

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Ten ways to get a good night’s sleep

There are lots of reasons why the ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ is being called upon now, not just for helping buy a home. We don’t always like to think about what would happen if things didn’t go to plan. D…

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