The Importance of Dealing with Family Law Matters Amicably

Clients often come to us for initial advice about a divorce expecting the absolute worst. Think The First Wives Club, Kramer vs. Kramer…… McCartney v Mills. It is certainly the case that, years ago, some solicitors could turn a straightforward divorce into a full-on warzone, with letters going backwards and forwards at the cost of six minutes per page on…


The Benefits of Forward Planning (But Romance Isn't Dead!)

The Benefits Of Planning Your Relationship  Jack and Sarah are in a committed relationship , and are in the fortunate position of owning their own home. They could not have got there so fast without the help and trust of Sarah's parents. Her parents were reassured by their planning, so they helped their daughter by giving her a substantial sum…


Jack & Sarah Moving On: Marriage and Pre-nups

How important is a Pre-nup if you decide to get married? 5 years later, Jack and Sarah finally decide to take the plunge and get married. Sarah recently read an article about Prenuptial Agreements and wants to find out more about them, so she returns to her Family Law solicitor at Cunningtons.  We advise Sarah that, once she marries Jack,…


Apply For A Rebate: Registrants Of Lasting or Enduring Powers of Attorney

Did you apply to register a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) or Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA) between 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2017? As of 1st February 2018, it was possible for a person having applied to register an LPA - or Lasting Power of Attorney - (for both property & financial affairs and health & welfare) or…


What's Next For Jack & Sarah? Joint Tenants? Tenants In Common?

Jack and Sarah: The next chapter Two years later, Jack and Sarah are still happily together and Jack has saved £25,000.00 to put towards their next property. Sarah sells her property and receives net equity of £75,000.00. They buy a new property together for £200,000.00. Sarah puts in her £75,000.00 and Jack puts in his £25,000.00 as the deposit. Sarah…

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Cunningtons LLP in Great Square and Tofts Walk in Braintree, Essex, is the head office for Cunningtons Solicitors across the UK. Established in 1748, the Braintree head office in Great Square is still in its original offices. This amounts to almost 300 years of Experience and Tradition.

The Senior Partner at Cunningtons’ Braintree office is David Drake. Paul Fenton is the Joint Managing Partner. He, along with Johanna Withams are the residential conveyancing partners at the Braintree practice. They are supported by qualified Solicitors and Licenced Conveyancers.

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