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07

Jun

How do I keep my Family Law costs down?

Everyone knows that using a solicitor to get a divorce or give you advice on arrangements for your children is expensive, but is there anything you can do to keep your costs down? The simple answer is YES. Here’s our quick guide to keeping Family Law costs down. 1 - Fixed Fees If possible, instruct your solicitor on a fixed…
28

May

5 most common Family Law questions ... answered

  We get asked a lot of questions about your rights in various Family Law issues. You might find your answer here ... QUESTION 1: Does my ex have an obligation to keep a roof over his children’s heads? No, there is no law to say that a non-resident parent (a parent who doesn’t live with their children) has to…
23

May

A Day in the Life of a Family Law Solicitor

Being a Family Law Solicitor can be challenging and rewarding. You never quite know what the day has in store and you meet so many different types of people who all have different priorities. The reality is that all of your clients wish they did not need a Family Law Solicitor, but circumstances dictate that they do. The Solicitor/client relationship…
15

May

Guide to Buying a Property

The Government has recently published a comprehensive guide to buying your home, and it contains lots of useful information whether you’re a first-time buyer, downsizing post-retirement, or somewhere in between. You can download the guide by clicking here. There are sections which deal with, for example,  applying for a mortgage, buying a new build property, leasehold properties, surveys, fraud and…
09

May

The Age-Old Myth of the Common Law Husband or Wife

  One of the most common myths in Family Law is that of the 'common-law husband or wife'... The term common law is frequently used in the press and television to describe a situation where a couple has been together for a long time and, although they aren’t married, they may as well be. But does it have any legal meaning?…

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