Family

12/09/2019 0 comments 53 views

Step families are fast becoming the normal family type in modern society, but step parents have very little rights to the child in law. Step-parents often play a significant role...
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11/09/2019 0 comments 19 views

The Office for National Statistics published the results of their survey into trends and living arrangements this month and it included the following results. The number of same sex couple...
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10/09/2019 0 comments 23 views

Although domestic abuse is a term which many are familiar with, there is at present, no statutory definition for the act(s) itself. The Domestic Abuse Bill 2019 sets out to...
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28/08/2019 0 comments 36 views

A Nuptial Agreement can be a useful tool for wealthy individuals and families seeking to preserve their wealth for future generations. Divorce can pose a significant risk to families or...
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23/08/2019 0 comments 100 views

The Case Facts: The case of Re E (Children) (Reopening Findings of Fact) [2019] EWCA Civ 1447 concerns the appeal by a Mother of three children, now aged 9, 4 and...
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19/08/2019 0 comments 91 views

The recent Channel 4 drama, ‘I am Nicola’, has highlighted the fact that controlling and coercive behaviour is a form of domestic abuse. It centres around a couple, Adam &...
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16/08/2019 0 comments 52 views

Lawyers often say that estate litigation is like family law with dead people because in both, disciplines emotions tend to run high. In a recent case, the deceased who had...
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15/08/2019 0 comments 89 views

What is a Special Guardianship Order? Special Guardianship Orders are formally made by the Family Court, to place a child or young person to live with someone other than their...
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14/08/2019 0 comments 60 views

Until pension sharing was introduced in 2000, the policy holder’s fund would often be traded in settlement for money now. This was called offsetting. The latest Government statistics indicate that...
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13/08/2019 0 comments 79 views

In an unanimous Judgement, the Court of Appeal have decided that a scheme rule which provides death benefits to an unmarried partner of a scheme member but excludes unmarried partners...
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