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  • EHL Family Law Team
    Martin of Market Harborough: Blogging from the Basin
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    “Oh, what a beautiful morning, Oh what a beautiful day!” For the younger generation out there in Harborough that’s a song from the musical “Seven brides for Seven brothers” but it perfectly describes the wharf today and as Frances, Martin and I burst into joyful song at the drop of a hat it’s hard to… Learn more

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    Martin of Market Harborough: Blogging from the basin
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      Hello again fellow citizens of Market Harborough. It’s not just the weather that’s been changeable this week; we have new neighbours! Congratulations to Caroline and Patrick, the new owners of Union Wharf Narrow boats. They’ve been around here for a while but now they are officially “in” and look like they are enjoying the… Learn more

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    Potential change to the Child Maintenance Calculations
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      In December 2012 the Child Support Agency introduced a new regime for calculating child maintenance. This has only been used on a small pilot group to date but, if successful, it is expected to become wide spread. At present child maintenance is calculated based on the non-resident parent’s (parent who does not live with… Learn more

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    Martin of Market Harborough: Answers to last week’s questions
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    I thought it only fair, as I posed five questions in my Blog last Friday, that I put the answers up! 1.      What is a Tenancy, and Why Should You Have One? This trespasses slightly on Property Law but a Tenancy in Common is where people hold property in specific shares.  The reason it is… Learn more

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    How do I get to see my Grandchildren?
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      For most grandparents seeing their grandchildren is a matter of having a word with their son or daughter-in-law and/or indeed their own child and making an arrangement to pop in.   This, however, is not always so simple where, for whatever reason, the grandparents might have fallen out with the parents or where the… Learn more

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    Martin of Market Harborough blogging from the basin
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      Hello again fellow citizens from a sunny Market Harborough. Admittedly there’s a shortage of sails, masts and bikini-clad lovelies but the basin’s had a distinctly Mediterranean feel this week. As we’re south facing its been pretty warm in here but I’ve already promised my compatriots Martin and Frances that the first one to complain… Learn more

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    International Children Disputes on the Increase
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      There has been a four fold increase in the number of international family disputes since 2008 reported by Lord Justice Thorpe, who is the specialist Judge to which these matters are reported. One obvious reason for this has been the ever increasing number of international families who are subject not only to the pressures… Learn more

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    What do the changes to child maintanence mean for you and your children?
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      In December 2012 there were changes made to the definition of a qualifying child. A qualifying child is a child that maintenance must be paid for. Previously to December 2012 a qualifying child was one who was under 16, or under 19 and still in full time education (not higher than A-level equivalent). The… Learn more

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    Martin of Market Harborough: Blog from the basin
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        Another busy and varied week here at the Wharf with Wills, conveyancing and Family work coming in. A big thank you to all those who’ve had the good sense to trust EHL. We do have the reputation (and awards to back it up) for going the extra mile. It was a mile and… Learn more

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    Martin of Market Harborough’s blog from the basin
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    Hello again my fellow Brits! Back from La belle France and raring to go. What a couple of weeks it’s been. Our people hosted the most humungous party at The City Rooms last Friday – go to the website / Facebook and have a look at the photographs.  I’m the one boiling in the bowler hat… Learn more

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