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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...



Posted on: 10/02/2015

Valentine’s Day is traditionally one of the most popular times of the year to pop the question. Along with venue choices and dress fittings, many couples decide  to include a pre-nuptial...



Posted on: 20/01/2015

A prenuptial agreement is a legal contract entered into prior to marriage and commonly includes provisions as to how property and assets are to be divided should the marriage breakdown and lead to divorce...



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