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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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    Ricky Noble

    Posted 22 January 2019
    by Ricky Noble .

    Divorce and the Family Farm

    The breakdown of a marriage in any family is upsetting, but within a farming family a divorce can be particularly difficult to resolve. The court does not differentiate between a family farm and any other business in divorce proceedings. This…

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    Tracy Lambert

    Posted 14 January 2019
    by Tracy Lambert .

    10 Divorce Myths Dispelled

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    Divorce is now so common in modern society, with 40% of marriages ending in divorce, that many people believe it to be simple and uncomplicated. However, matrimonial law is not always easy to understand which has caused many popular myths….

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    Ricky Noble

    Posted 5 November 2018
    by Ricky Noble .

    What Happens During a MIAM?

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    Before any application can be made to court in matrimonial and family matters there is a requirement to attend a MIAM unless there are good reasons why a MIAM is not appropriate, for example in emergency cases or where there…

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