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Brodies LLP
The withdrawal date for the UK leaving the EU is just over a year away, and the impact of Brexit upon family law clients remains unclear.
Withers LLP
In the recent case of James v James, a disgruntled farmer's son, left out of his father's will, brought a proprietary estoppel claim and attacked the validity of the will yet failed to gain anything from either challenge.
Stewarts
In his 18th View from the President's Chambers, Sir James Munby outlines his vision to revolutionise the system for financial remedy proceedings, beginning with a new Financial Remedies Court pilot launching early this year.
Withers LLP
This is a quote from one of the young children who took part in a short film, called 'Split: Divorce Through Kids' Eyes'.
Keystone Law
In healthy relationships, Valentine's Day can disappoint if one partner forgets a gift whilst the other has gone to great efforts. But what happens when you have a narcissistic partner?
Stewarts
Faced with a recalcitrant husband, the court in LFL v LSL (McKenzie Friends: breach of court orders) [2017] EWFC B62 offered a reminder of the impact of litigation misconduct in family proceedings.
Taylor Vinters
Bitcoin is a digital asset, and as it's a relatively recent innovation, it may not be covered by the definition of personal chattels or belongings in your current Will.
Brodies LLP
Yesterday, the Scottish passed the Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill.
Wright Hassall LLP
moving description on the BBC website of a family's campaign to convince doctors that their sister, severely injured following a car crash, would not want medical intervention to keep her alive...
Withers LLP
Having been a mediator for more than 20 years, I am an advocate of the process and fully support the Family Mediation Week initiative.
Goodman Derrick LLP
Contemplating mortality and planning ahead for death is not appealing to most people.
Wright Hassall LLP
Judgement has now been handed down in the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (‘the Act') case of Sargeant v Sargeant & Anor [2018] EWHC 8 (Ch).
Stewarts
In a year in which high-profile ‘special contribution' divorce cases have hit the headlines, Spear's Family Lawyer of the Year Emma Hatley explains how the argument ...
Taylor Vinters
When you think of making your Will, deciding on what happens to your digital assets may not be top of mind.
Expatriate Law
Some quarters of the press have behaved so badly recently that passengers are no longer able to buy their wares on Virgin West Coast trains. Unfortunately, the rest of us have to put up with them.
Brodies LLP
As a family lawyer, it is always enlightening to hear about examples of successful co-parenting. Over the Christmas period, divorced Drew Barrymore took to social media ...
Withers LLP
The latest Office for National Statistics data shows a decline in divorce generally in the UK, but a rise of 23% of men and 38% of women divorcing aged 65 plus in the decade to 2015.
Expatriate Law
For those living as an expat and considering divorce in Texas, it is important to weigh up the pros and cons of divorcing in Texas with those when divorcing in England.
Withers LLP
A person who has unlawfully killed another may not benefit from the latter's death. That is the forfeiture rule.
Withers LLP
Personal representative's failure to provide truthful disclosure leads to 12 months in prison.
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Expatriate Law
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Taylor Vinters
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Keystone Law
In healthy relationships, Valentine's Day can disappoint if one partner forgets a gift whilst the other has gone to great efforts. But what happens when you have a narcissistic partner?
Brodies LLP
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Stewarts
Faced with a recalcitrant husband, the court in LFL v LSL (McKenzie Friends: breach of court orders) [2017] EWFC B62 offered a reminder of the impact of litigation misconduct in family proceedings.
Brodies LLP
The withdrawal date for the UK leaving the EU is just over a year away, and the impact of Brexit upon family law clients remains unclear.
Taylor Vinters
Bitcoin is a digital asset, and as it's a relatively recent innovation, it may not be covered by the definition of personal chattels or belongings in your current Will.
Brodies LLP
Yesterday, the Scottish passed the Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill.
Brodies LLP
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