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no-fault divorce
25
Feb
2019

The government has announced its commitment to a reform of divorce law, introducing no-fault divorce which hopes to remove the painful battles that couples often face when divorcing. Read the full story here.

Prenups
15
Feb
2019

Valentine’s Day is one of the most popular days to get engaged, but what else should be considered ahead of the big day on top of the venue, photographer and cake? A prenuptial agreement (prenup)?

rights of unmarried couples
14
Feb
2019

With the romance of Valentine’s Day upon us, lots of people will be thinking about embarking on the next stage of their relationship. What are the legal benefits of gettings married and what are the rights of unmarried couples?

Royal-baby-2018
13
Nov
2018

Prince Harry and Meghan have recently announced that they are expecting a royal baby in spring 2019. Lester Aldridge Partner, Joanne Clarke, looks into child custody and access laws.

wealthy parents divorce
9
Nov
2018

When it comes to divorce, financial parental support and the prospect of future inheritance is a more and more prevalent feature in financial disputes.

Civil partnerships
9
Oct
2018

The Prime Minister has recently announced that heterosexual couples will have the choice between marriage and civil partnerships when formalising their relationship – a change some say is long overdue.

no-fault divorce law under consultation
3
Oct
2018

This week the government has announced they intend to reform the current divorce law by launching their consultation for the introduction of a “no-fault” divorce.

Pensions divorce
11
Sep
2018

A recent report suggests a staggering 71% of couples do not discuss pension arrangements during divorce proceedings.

Child maintenance
26
Jul
2018

Child maintenance is essential for single parents to bring up their children. But many continue to struggle, thanks to an outdated system. Payments are often lower than they should be, late, or simply not made at all. Thankfully, this looks likely to change.

Civil partnerships
26
Jul
2018

When we talk about civil partnerships, many people wrongly assume this applies to a same-sex couple. But this could soon change.