Winston Solicitors LLP blog

Posted on: 13/04/2015

To obtain a divorce, in England and Wales, you need to demonstrate that the marriage has broken down irretrievably. To do...



Posted on: 09/04/2015
Divorce by Facebook

Facebook has recently announced that its user base has grown to 1.39 billion active monthly users, which has been defined as people who use the social network site at least once a month. This equates to...



Posted on: 02/04/2015
Should prenups be mandatory?

With 42% of marriages now ending in divorce, smart people know it makes sense to include a...



Posted on: 25/03/2015

The news that BBC Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has instructed solicitors to represent him in any potential commercial dispute against the BBC for breach of contract/unfair dismissal will no doubt come...



Posted on: 23/03/2015

In a typical divorce case, after the marital home, the most valuable assets are the parties’ pensions. In a significant percentage of such cases, the husband has accrued a pension or pensions with a...



Posted on: 19/03/2015

Could you accidentally be leaving an inheritance to your childrens’ ex spouse?

The recent successful application by Kathleen Wyatt to bring a...



Posted on: 16/03/2015

Many people who obtain a family financial order following a...



Posted on: 12/03/2015

Many married couples who separate fail to obtain a financial order following their divorce. However, this can prove to be a costly mistake. In a recent case the Supreme Court has allowed a wife to proceed...



Posted on: 05/03/2015

As people become accustomed to doing a multitude of things for themselves online, the internet is seeing an increase in the number of websites geared towards assisting clients in preparing their own Wills...



Posted on: 02/03/2015

WRIGHT –v- WRIGHT - A landmark divorce ruling on Spousal Maintenance

From time to time there are judgments that are given in the higher courts which establish new laws and set new precedents...



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