June 3, 2020

A Parenting Plan is a written agreement entered into by separated parents setting out how they are going to manage the care of their children and how they will exercise shared parental responsibility.  

Going through a separation can be a difficult time, especially when...

May 21, 2020

Pensions are an extremely important asset when dealing with finances on divorce and they should not be ignored. Aside from property, pensions are often the largest asset in any divorce settlement and therefore, careful consideration must be given to them when parties a...

May 7, 2020

Cohabiting couples don’t have the same legal rights as married couples, which can cause major problems if their relationship breaks down.

Many cohabitants think ahead and draw up a living together agreement that sets out in advance how their assets should be shared if t...

April 20, 2020

There are very limited circumstances in which a court will revisit a final order in an financial settlement alongside a divorce.

One option is to appeal against a final order, there are very limited circumstances in which an appeal will have prospects of success.


April 15, 2020

Executing a Will

It is extremely important that a Will is executed properly to ensure it is legally valid.

The execution of a Will must be carried out in the presence of the person making the Will (testator/testatrix) and two independent witnesses. When signing the Will,...

April 6, 2020

This question is always asked to people who own a property with somebody else. It is extremely common that people do not know the actual answer and they often ask what the difference is between the two options.  

So, what is the difference between the two ways of holdin...

April 4, 2020

What is a Lasting Power of Attorney?

A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a legal document that lets you (the Donor) appoint people of your choice and give legal authority to one or more people (known as Attorneys) to make decisions on your behalf.

Who should make an LPA...

April 1, 2020

Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus. There are only a limited number of reasons which allow you to leave your house – exercise once a day; necessary travel to and from work; essential shopping and medical or care needs.

There has been huge...

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