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"It is only when the tide goes out that you learn who has been swimming naked". This quote – usually attributed to Warren Buffett – resurfaces when economic conditions worsen,...
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Weightmans
There has been an increase in number of divorces and dissolutions over the past few months. In this time the cost of living has also risen sharply.
Weightmans
Although the Family Court is often seen as the panacea to disputes that arise upon divorce or separation, when it comes to arrangements relating to children...
Ian Walker Family Law and Mediation Solicitors
The Ministry of Justice has published its latest statistics, both for the work of the family court and for activity in the legal aid system for England and Wales, for the quarter January to March 2022.
Ian Walker Family Law and Mediation Solicitors
Every year in England and Wales some 80,000 children are involved in court disputes between their parents over arrangements...
Ian Walker Family Law and Mediation Solicitors
The figures show a continuing decline in marriage rates.
Lanyon Bowdler
Victoria Vallance, the Director of the Care Quality Commission, the independent regulator of social care in England has today expressed that she is ‘worried' and ‘concerned' about the number of maternity...
Giambrone & Partners
The global disruption caused by the pandemic has led many people to re-consider their way of life. The lure of the relaxed lifestyle across a number of European countries together...
Osborne Clarke
Taxable UK trusts have been required to register on the HMRC trusts register since 2018 but now the 1 September 2022 deadline for the registration of most other UK trusts is nearly upon us.
Ian Walker Family Law and Mediation Solicitors
The family court has powers to protect victims of domestic abuse, and hopefully to prevent recurrences of the abuse. However, the effects of abuse upon victims do not stop when the abuse ends.
Withers LLP
Trust and estate disputes can be among the most unpleasant and difficult to settle.
Ian Walker Family Law and Mediation Solicitors
It is sadly not unusual for one party to child arrangements proceedings to make allegations of abuse against the other party.
Harrison Drury Solicitors
When parents separate or divorce, there will be a period of adjustment while they get used to co-parenting after the end of the relationship.
Ian Walker Family Law and Mediation Solicitors
It is one of the most popular and enduring myths surrounding family law in this country: that cohabiting couples automatically acquire the same rights as married couples...
Ian Walker Family Law and Mediation Solicitors
Home security cameras, or CCTV, are becoming ever more popular. Each year they record hundreds of hours of the goings-on in the family home.
Ian Walker Family Law and Mediation Solicitors
With the advent of online divorce more and more people are doing their own divorce, especially since no-fault divorce has made the process considerably simpler.
Gorvins Solicitors
A recent article in the Telegraph has cast a spotlight on the unregulated will writing industry. In the article, Charlotte Gifford writes of a pensioner who had...
Lanyon Bowdler
Scarcely a week goes by when a solicitor has clients unaffected by the impact on the courts and public services regarding cuts and COVID-19.
Ian Walker Family Law and Mediation Solicitors
Parental alienation, where one parent's behaviour has the effect (intended or not) of alienating a child against the other parent, is the subject of considerable debate in family law circles.
Giambrone & Partners
The past two to three years have been stressful for many people at one time or another. The challenges of the pandemic and lockdown and now an economic downturn test many people to breaking point.
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