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No Fault Divorce Goes Live

Since 1973 married couples have only been able to seek a divorce if one party blames the other for the breakdown in their marriage or they agree to wait for a minimum of two years before doing divo…

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Meet our new team members

Alan Simpson & Co are delighted to announce the addition of a new member to our Legal Team. Francesca Weller is a Senior Conveyancing Executive with over 17 years experience in the local area. We are…

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Introduction of “No Fault Divorce”

There has been significant media coverage over the radical shake up of divorce law which will introduce the concept of “No Fault Divorce”. This has been a change much anticipated for many years and h…

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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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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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