When you need a family solicitor in Broomedge, it could mean that you are in some sort of trouble.
Our family solicitor in Hale Barns covers a wide range of different disputes ranging from grandparents’ rights to child custody to separation agreements and so on.
Generally speaking, a parties’ conduct is not usually taken into account when the Court’s are considering how the matrimonial assets should be distributed between the parties. The Courts are aware of the fact that matrimonial finance proceedings can be extremely stressful for both parties. There are worries for both parties as to where they will … Read More
A lasting power of attorney ( LPA ) is a legal document that lets you (the ‘donor’) appoint one or more people (known as ‘attorneys’) to help you make decisions or to make decisions on your behalf. This guidance applies to the donor instructing an attorney in their professional or business capacity rather than a family member … Read More
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
Caroline Swain, Partner, Matrimonial and Family Law provides a guide on how to protect your assets if you are facing a divorce. If you are getting a divorce or ending a civil partnership, particularly an acrimonious one, you will need to act fast to ensure your assets are protected. Here’s a helpful guide to ensure … Read More
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
Sefton Kwasnik, Partner, Serious Injury/ Medical Profession, Defence and Inquests, delivers a guide on dealing with an inquest after the death of a loved one. Death is a difficult situation to deal with and come to terms with, particularly when it’s the death of a very close friend or relative. The loss can affect your … Read More
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
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