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  • Elizabeth Ince - Wills and Probate
    Consent Orders: securing a financial “clean break” following a relationship breakdown.
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    Separated parties still continue to put themselves at risk of future claims against their assets and livelihood despite there being a simple solution…consent orders. Glen Briers, the founder of popular brand Lambretta, recently had to part with £2.7 million ten years after his divorce from his ex-wife. The reason for this was because they made… Learn more

  • EHL Family Law Team
    Mediation to agree child access
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    Access to children and agreeing how to move forward is a challenging aspect of any separation or relationship breakdown.  Most commonly it if fathers looking to ensure that they are able to maintain a relationship with their children, but there are times when it is the father as the primary carer and we are experienced… Learn more

  • EHL Family Law Team
    Divorce and Financial Settlements
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    Divorce is the legal ending of a marriage, and for many people it is also necessary to separate financial arrangements.  Divorce itself does not necessarily deal with the financial position – if you want to have a “clean break” then finances need to be agreed upon separately. Separation of assets can be a straightforward, if… Learn more

  • Faye Williamson - Family Law
    Living abroad – Children have a say
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    The Supreme Court recently ruled that children should have a say in whether they wish to accompany a parent who moves abroad after a separation. The 5 Justices unanimously agreed that a 13 year old girl should be considered to be a party in the dispute and that her assertions were relevant to any final… Learn more

  • Faye Williamson - Family Law
    Matrimonial Finances – True or false quiz
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    Contemplating divorce or separation and are unsure what is right and wrong about the rumours you have heard about separating your finances. Take this short true of false quiz and see what you really know.     Q 1  After my marriage is dissolved my ex-spouse will have no claim on my finances        True      … Learn more

  • Faye Williamson - Family Law
    Stay in Contact – why divorced parents should keep in contact with children
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    Recently published survey results from the United States seem rather predictably to confirm that the children of divorced parents suffer security issues in their later lives and poor parental relationships when they grow up if reliable and civilised contact is not maintained with both parents. The younger the children are on separation the worse the… Learn more

  • Faye Williamson - Family Law
    How do I end my marriage?
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    The thought of your marriage ending is often an extremely daunting prospect, and you probably have a number of things running through your mind at the same time. You and your partner have to make your separation aware to a number of people, including your council tax office, your mortgage lenders, your water/gas/electricity companies, children’s… Learn more

  • Faye Williamson - Family Law
    A Matter of Trust – Non Nuptial Trusts
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    This Blog follows on from my earlier one about Trust Assets to deal specifically with the situation whereby only one member of a married couple is the Beneficiary of a discretionary Trust that his or her wider family have set up, and the other isn’t.   These so called “non nuptial Trusts” cause their own… Learn more

  • Faye Williamson - Family Law
    Who Gets the Holiday Home on Separation or Death?
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      Many thousands of Britains are either the owners of property abroad or the children of now, perhaps, elderly owners of properties within foreign Countries. If parties get divorced owning property abroad then, generally speaking, property splitting/sale is not difficult.  If the English Court has jurisdiction in the divorce and there is no question about… Learn more

  • Faye Williamson - Family Law
    You have Bought Your House – How Much of it do You Own?
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    Many people (too many people in my view) pay for their  houses in different proportions.  One of them may have a divorce settlement or inheritance that came to them alone and use that as a deposit on the purchase of a property with a co-habitee. Equally they may have already bought a house and used… Learn more

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