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What can I do if my spouse is not disclosing all their assets during our divorce proceedings?

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Author: Jolene Hutchison

During financial proceedings in divorce cases, both parties will be required to make a full disclosure of their assets. This...

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The Domestic Abuse Bill: How will it protect victims and when will it happen?

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Author: Kate Ryan

A follow up from the last update about the progress of the much-awaited Domestic Abuse Bill. When I last wrote,...

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International Youth Day: Co-Parenting and Communicating with Children

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Author: Celia Whittuck

The 12th of August marks International Youth Day, an initiative that celebrates the qualities of young people and recognises the...

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4 things you need to know about pregnancy and maternity discrimination

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Author: Marc Jones

Pregnancy and maternity discrimination are cone of the protected characteristics that was introduced in the Equality Act 2010, as a...

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Answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Redundancy

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Author: Marc Jones

  Q: Can an employer simply inform an employee that their employment is ending by reason of redundancy without following...

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Virtual witnessing of Wills

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Author: Linda Blay

On 25 July 2020 the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) announced that the government will be introducing new temporary legislation to...

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Buildings Insurance – Freeholders have the responsibility but leaseholders bear the risk

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Author: Chris Thompson

As leasehold owners of flats are well aware, the responsibility for arranging buildings insurance will normally fall to the freehold...

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COVID-19 Business Interruption claims case aims to remove uncertainty for policyholders and insurers

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Author: Chris Thompson

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in businesses facing unprecedented financial difficulties. Many have struggled to trade as a result of...

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Family Court Welfare Reports – CAFCASS

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Author: Jolene Hutchison

The Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (CAFCASS) has published two new protocols setting out how they intend...

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Nearly 3000 drink-drivers caught in the South East last year

Thousands of drivers in the region at risk of drink-driving as nearly half (46%) plan to head to the pub...

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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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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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