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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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Financial Settlements

For many people, agreeing on and arranging the financial settlement is the most difficult part of a divorce. Not just because sorting out the details can take time, but also because dividing up the assets of the marriage can be just as emotionally devastating than going through the process of getting a divorce. Working with […]

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The Divorce Process

If you have decided that your marriage is no longer working and it’s time to end your relationship, you’re probably wondering where to turn to next and how to complete the process of divorce with minimal disruption to yourself and any children you may have. Filing a Divorce Petition Your first step is to file […]

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History of Ealing

As our Law Firm is based in Ealing, we wanted to provide an article that explored the history of our local area and to highlight some of the interesting facts that Ealing has to offer. Ealing is known as the Queen of the Suburbs and its history has been shaped by its close connections with […]

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Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)

When Do You Need an LPA? A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a legal document which allows you to appoint one or more people to make decisions on your behalf, or to help you make important legal decisions. Having an LPA can be helpful when you cannot make an important decision because according to […]

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