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The pitfalls of living with extended family…

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Author: Amanda Melton

It is tempting, with the increase in house prices over the last few decades coupled with the limitations and expense...

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Joint lives maintenance orders: are they dead?

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Author: Kate Ryan

On the breakdown of a marriage, it is common for one party to be ordered to pay regular payments, known...

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Pensions and divorce

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Author: Jolene Hutchison

A good family lawyer will know when not to advise on a specific area and that is why the Family...

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IBB Law obtains winding up order in spite of the Corporate Insolvency & Governance Act (CIG)

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Author: Sarah Jackson

Usually obtaining a winding up order would not make the front page, but the Corporate Insolvency & Governance Bill (CIG),...

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Inheritance disputes on the increase.

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Author: Amanda Melton

Today,  The Times reported an increase in the number of Inheritance Act claims – a 47% rise from 2018.    Inheritance...

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Divorce Tourism – In which country should I issue my divorce?

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Author: Sarah Forster

On 1 July 2020, the Supreme Court, the final court of appeal in the UK for civil cases, gave a...

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‘No Fault’ Divorce – A Welcome Change

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Author: Kate Ryan

One of the biggest changes to our divorce laws certainly since the law relating to Civil Partnerships was brought in...

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Is now the time to draft or renew your nuptial agreement?

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Author: Charlotte Southworth

For many, lockdown has provided an opportunity to catch up with life admin and whilst the pace of life might...

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Planning permissions given a new lease of life

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Author: Paul Brampton

Unless a planning permission states otherwise, it will expire after 3 years, within which time construction has to begin. Numerous...

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The Family Court and Covid-19

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Author: Yasmin Kibble

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Author: Jolene Hutchison

Earlier this month Sir Andrew McFarlane, President of the Family Division, published guidance on ‘The Road Ahead’ for the Family...

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Challenging a Will

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Author: Linda Blay

There have been many high profile cases over the years where disappointed beneficiaries have brought a claim against an Estate...

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