A little more about us
The Directors of Baines Bagguley Penhale Richard Bagguley and Nicola Codd are respected local solicitors with a wealth of experience, supported by an experienced dedicated team of lawyers and administrators.
Baines Bagguley Penhale are well known for their expertise in Divorce and Family Law, Conveyancing and Property Sales and Purchases, Wills, Probate, Powers of Attorney, Commercial Property Transactions and Dispute Resolution.
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Most importantly make sure you get your finances in order, if you are taking out a mortgage make sure you have a mortgage in principle agreed. It’s always best to do a rough calculation of fees you will encounter to ensure you have sufficient funds.
On the 6th April 2022 a new law is due to come into effect which will remove the need for divorcing couples to apportion blame in order to obtain a divorce.
The current position is that in order to obtain a divorce you must use one of five reasons to prove to the court that your marriage has irretrievably broken down. The five facts that may be stated are unreasonable behaviour, adultery, five years separation, two years separation with consent or desertion.