Category Archives: Family

Separation and divorce: first steps

September is often seen as a busy time for Family Lawyers, as couples consider whether to separate after the summer holidays and, if they decide to do so, how best to approach their separation. Before any action is taken, it may be helpful to ask what value specialist Family Lawyers can add to the process…
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Legal Cashback were contacted by a brother and sister who had lost their father. Neither of them understood Probate Law or had instructed a lawyer previously and were unsure who to turn to. Not only were they dealing with their sad loss they were put under pressure by other family members to sort out their father’s…
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Unmarried Couples -When relationships break down

Unmarried couples – five things you need to know More and more unmarried couples are living together. Statistics released at the start of the year show that there was a 29.7% rise in cohabiting couples in England and Wales between 2004 and 2014. But what happens if these relationships break down? THE 'COMMON LAW MARRIAGE' MYTH …
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