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Case of Joy v Joy Judgment

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Tycoon loses his fight to avoid paying his ex-wife maintenance

Clive Joy, a former aviation tycoon, has failed in his High Court bid to avoid paying spousal maintenance to his ex-wife and mother of his 3 children, Nichola Joy. In 2015, Mr Joy claimed he was mired in debts of millions after he had been excluded from a trust, worth over £70 million, that he […]

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Success for Avenue Solicitors who assisted Daniel Sokol(barrister) in high profile divorce case of Joy v Joy

Joy v Joy FD11D03744 The current instalment in the long-standing, bitterly disputed and highly publicised case of Joy v Joy has ended with Sir Peter Singer, sitting as a High Court judge, dismissing the husband’s (“H”) application to reduce drastically the £120,000 a year he was ordered to pay his ex-wife (represented by Daniel Sokol […]

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Financial Abuse & Lasting Powers of Attorney

An LPA (Lasting Power of Attorney) is a great way to enable an individual to delegate powers to someone in order to act in their best interests, should they lack the capacity to do so themselves. This person acts as their attorney. The attorney has to act within the scope of powers set out in […]

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Divorce – Is Fault A Necessity?

Introduction Currently in the UK, a couple cannot get divorced without showing one of the parties is at fault unless they have been separated for at least 2 years. The current ground for divorce is that the petitioner must show that there has been an irretrievable breakdown of the marriage by establishing one of the […]

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Same Sex Marriage Legislation Explained

The UK Parliament passed The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act in July 2013 to allow same sex marriage in England and Wales. The legislation came into force on the 13th of March 2014; with the first same sex marriage taking place just a minute after midnight on the 29th March 2014. By October 2015, 7366 […]

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Brexit and its effects on Wills & Probate

One the 23rd of June 2016 Britain voted to leave the European Union. Since this was announced, our news has been filled with the drop of the pound, new trade deals outside the EU and, one of the most shocking repercussions of all, the redesign of the Toblerone. But for those with property outside the […]

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What Is a Pre-nuptial Agreement?

Getting married or entering into a civil partnership is an exciting life change, and there’s a lot to think about when you’re getting ready for such a major life event. If you and your partner have significant assets then a pre-nuptial agreement can be a good way of ensuring that you’re both protected as far […]

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What is Removal from Jurisdiction?

“Removal from jurisdiction” is a term that relates to matters of child custody. It refers to situations where one of a child’s parents or guardians removes the child from the country in which they live. Removal from Jurisdiction The need for a removal from jurisdiction typically arises when a marriage or relationship ends, and one […]

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What Is A Child Arrangements Order?

A child arrangements order is a legal agreement between the court and the parents or guardians of a child. Child arrangements orders are used to ensure that the child’s living arrangements are made in their best interests. Why is a Child Arrangements Order Necessary? Divorcing or separating parents can’t always come to an agreement on […]

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