FAQs after an accident at work

FAQs after an accident at work

February 22, 2017By BPS Family LawBlog

Sefton Kwasnik, Partner, Serious Injury/Medical Profession, Defence and Inquests, delivers a guide on FAQs regarding workplace accidents. Have you had an accident whilst at work? If you have, it’s important to know what your legal rights are regarding compensation and retaining your employment. Here’s a helpful guide about what you need to know if you’ve … Read More

Co-Habitation and its Pitfalls

Co-Habitation and its Pitfalls

February 10, 2017By BPS Family LawBlog

Living together with your partner is often seen as an alternative to marriage or as a temporary arrangement. Many couples believe that moving in with your partner creates a common law marriage, giving you the same rights as if you were married- It does not. It is crucial to understand your legal rights and responsibilities. … Read More

What happens if a spouse hides matrimonial assets?

What happens if a spouse hides matrimonial assets?

January 27, 2017By BPS Family LawBlog

Within matrimonial finance proceedings, it is standard procedure for both parties to disclose their assets before an informed agreement can be reached as to how the ‘matrimonial pot’ should be divided. If one party attempts to mislead the Court as to the true value of their assets this can lead to an unfair outcome for … Read More

Child Contact for Violent Fathers

Child Contact for Violent Fathers

January 26, 2017By BPS Family LawBlog

What is domestic abuse? Domestic violence is the abuse of one partner within an intimate or family relationship. It is the repeated, random and habitual use of intimidation to control a partner. The abuse can be physical, emotional, psychological, financial or sexual. The Court’s approach to child contact for violent fathers.  The Charity Women’s Aid campaigned due to statistics which … Read More

How to achieve an amicable separation

How to achieve an amicable separation

January 24, 2017By BPS Family LawBlog

Caroline Swain, Partner, Matrimonial and Family Law provides a guide to achieving an amicable separation. Separation is a difficult situation to go through. There may be several reasons for your break up, and as such you could be harbouring some unresolved hurt or anger. If you successfully manage to achieve an amicable split however, your … Read More

BPS Family Law annual ladies’ clay pigeon shoot

BPS Family Law annual ladies’ clay pigeon shoot

January 23, 2017By BPS Family LawBlog

Here is a selection of photographs from BPS Family Law annual ladies’ clay pigeon shoot, which was kindly hosted by Dominic Baldwin. The shoot was held in Dominic’s beautiful home Moss Wood, which was the perfect setting for our guests. In total 30 ladies attended the event. A morning of tuition culminated in a team … Read More