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Giambrone & Partners
Grounds for divorce can vary and the financial and custody settlements can be unpredictable in some countries.
Giambrone & Partners
The key question of how the UK will leave Europe will define the way cross-border divorce cases are dealt with in the future.
UK
Withers LLP
Being alive has legal consequences. So too does death. When someone goes missing (in addition to the emotional trauma) a legal vacuum occurs.
Wrigleys Solicitors
The last year or so has seen a number of changes for the Probate Registry with the closure of some sub-registries, the threat of more closures, a new computer system and the possible...
Wrigleys Solicitors
Good news for those who will potentially inherit more, but, the reality is that the Government rules rarely operate in the way people expect.
Hewitsons LLP
Under current IHT laws, most (not all!) married couples and civil partners can pass their entire estate to each other when they die without having to pay any IHT.
Hewitsons LLP
When Sarah Weisz's husband died, his Will gave her only his share in their matrimonial home, and that was subject to a mortgage.
Hewitsons LLP
If you have not made a Will and die unexpectedly, your estate would be subject to the intestacy rules.
Hewitsons LLP
Since 31 December 2019, opposite-sex couples have been able to enter into civil partnerships P) in England and Wales. Scotland and Northern Ireland are expected to follow suit soon.
Wrigleys Solicitors
It is not unusual for the Court to look at a person's capacity to deal with a number of areas of their life.
Withers LLP
In March 2019 Chief Master Marsh allowed Mrs Bhusate to bring her 1975 Act claim 25 years and nine months out of time, setting a new benchmark.
Hewitsons LLP
On 6 December 2019, the Northampton office hosted a Christmas collection in aid of the Northampton Women's Refuge, Eve, which supports local women and children affected by domestic abuse.
Wrigleys Solicitors
In circumstances where a deputy or attorney is acting for someone (I will call them ‘P' because that is the way they are referred to in the Mental Capacity Act 2005), that person usually has other day to day care needs.
Hewitsons LLP
In the recent case of Todd v Parsons, the Deceased's daughter, Elizabeth, succeeded in bringing a claim for proprietary estoppel in relation to her Deceased mother's house.
Hewitsons LLP
Maudlin Bascoe's daughter, Patricia Johnson, sought to challenge the validity of her late mother's 2005 Will, within...
Hewitsons LLP
The recent decision by the Court of Appeal in the case of Lomax v Lomax, has called into question whether mediation can be made compulsory.
Hewitsons LLP
In the recent case of Weisz v Weisz, the Deceased's widow was granted interim provision of £5,200 per month, pending conclusion of her claim under the Inheritance (Provision for Family...
Expatriate Law
The decision for any couple to adopt a child from another country is hugely personal and one that requires a great deal of careful consideration. There are many reasons why couples
Expatriate Law
Maintenance orders can also be referred to as Periodical payments orders. When it comes to varying a maintenance order, the court has a broad range of powers available.
Giambrone & Partners
It is well known that a large number of people do not get round to making a will, often leaving a difficult situation behind them. However, what is frequently overlooked is keeping a will up-to-date.
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