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    Tracy Lambert

    Posted 6 June 2019
    by Tracy Lambert .

    Costs in Family Proceedings

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    Changes to the Family Proceedings Rules mean that conduct may now have more significance in family cases. On the 27th May 2019 amendments came in to force relating to when a court may order one party to pay the costs…

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    Aimee Aspinall

    Posted 23 April 2019
    by Aimee Aspinall .

    Divorces set aside by the High Court

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    The High Court has again delivered judgments in relation to applications by the Queen’s Proctor to set aside divorce decrees in four different cases on the ground that the petitions breached the 1 year bar. The 1 year bar is…

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    Tracy Lambert

    Posted 2 April 2019
    by Tracy Lambert .

    Mediation Information and Assessment Meetings

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    If you are experiencing difficulties with a family matter, such as issues relating to a potential divorce and the associated financial aspects or issues concerning your children, you may be considering court proceedings. Before you can make an application to…

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    Tracy Lambert

    Posted 12 March 2019
    by Tracy Lambert .

    Unmarried Couples Living Together

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    A recent survey on British Social Attitudes published in January 2019 confirmed that 46% of those surveyed were under the impression that cohabiting couples formed a “common law marriage” – please be aware that there is no such thing as…

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    Ricky Noble

    Posted 4 March 2019
    by Ricky Noble .

    Bitcoin, the hidden gem in divorce?

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    Bitcoin is the most well-known type of cryptographic currency which came into existence in 2009, following the global market crash. Throughout recent years Bitcoin has exploded in its popularity. Despite this, there has been a grey cloud pending over Bitcoin…

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    Tracy Lambert

    Posted 13 February 2019
    by Tracy Lambert .

    Reform of UK Divorce Law – No-Fault Divorce

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    Following the consultation launched in autumn 2018, the government has announced its commitment to reforming divorce law in the next Parliamentary session scheduled to start in May 2019. The reforms will remove the need for couples to wait 2 years…

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    Aimee Aspinall

    Posted 11 February 2019
    by Aimee Aspinall .

    Questionnaires in Financial Remedy Proceedings

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    To prepare for the First Appointment in financial remedy proceedings, each party must file with the Court and serve the other party a questionnaire in respect of their financial disclosure (Form E). When completing Form E, the parties have an…

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