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Family Law and Financial Proceedings

By | November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Child law, Divorce, Financial Matters|

There have been two updates regarding Family Law in the news this week: Financial Proceedings The Family Court now has the power in financial proceedings to order one party to make mortgage payments and or indemnify the other party against their non-payment. Court Hours Flexible Court Hours pilot is postponed for further consultation until February 2018. [...]

Cohabitation

By | November 15th, 2017|Categories: Financial Matters|

The fastest growing family unit. “Families and Households Statistical Bulletin” confirms that there is an increasing trend to cohabit rather than marry. 3.3 million are now a cohabiting family in the UK. If you are intending to purchase property and cohabit with your partner, it is a good time to consider a Cohabitation Agreement. Seek advice [...]

Financial Matters – Division Of Your Matrimonial Assets On Divorce

By | November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Financial Matters|

Scottish Widows are reporting this week in the news that many women are not considering Pensions on divorce. In fact, only 1 in 10 are claiming a fair share. This could be down to the complexities of the Pension, but many are missing out on a large proportion of the matrimonial assets. Other reasons could be [...]

Finance & Divorce

By | October 27th, 2017|Categories: Divorce, Financial Matters|

When it comes to Divorce you also need to be considering your financial matters including your matrimonial assets. It is not only the final financial order that is important, whether this is by Consent or (within proceedings) by the Court’s Order, but also your disclosure. It is absolutely vital that parties communicate their financial position by [...]