The traditional way of resolving disputes on divorce or separation was to go to court. Now couples can choose other ways to reach agreements instead of having a solution imposed on them.
Whether or not you have children, on divorce the Court can order that spousal maintenance payments are made by a spouse with more than enough income to meet their income needs, to a spouse with insufficient income to meet their income needs. This has recently been referred to in the press as a “meal ticket for life”.
How do you maintain relationships with children when parents separate?
The Great British Summer has been a wash-out for years…but not in 2018. In the Lancaster and Morecambe area the summer of 2018 so far has lasted 7 weeks, and June was officially hotter than in 1976 #melting #toonicetobeatwork #weatherandworkadvice.
A report published recently by Solicitors for the Elderly has warned that around 12 million people in the UK are at high risk of future incapacity but have failed to plan ahead to ensure their wishes are followed by omitting to make a Lasting Power of Attorney.
When you hear this question, it is a time for celebration and making plans for the future. But does your legal position change? Are there legal issues to consider even before you are married?
Here are a few points to consider from our specialist family lawyers Nicola Codd and Barbara Richardson.