Divorce or Separation – what’s the best way forward?

cohabiting

Many marriages, civil partnerships and other cohabitation arrangements end in separation, and in the case of marriage, divorce. Trying to reach a resolution of the issues between the parties can be extremely difficult. In a high number of cases, solicitors will be instructed to help achieve this resolution. It’s not all court proceedings and “he […]

Separation and Divorce – what are my rights?

Life is never straightforward! When couples are considering separation or divorce, they are likely to face a wide range of issues. Emotions of hurt and anger, though understandable, must be kept in check at this very difficult time. Although it is extremely difficult to take the emotions out of the situation, one way of doing […]

Inheritance Tax – Residence Nil Rate Band

A new Inheritance Tax allowance comes into force on 6th April 2017. This will apply to property left to direct descendants. The Residence Nil Rate Band, as the new relief is called, means that from this year, a new tax free allowance will apply to a property left by a deceased person to a descendent. […]

Remember the children

It is common knowledge that more couples separate over or just after the festive period than at any other time of the year. Whilst the festive season is a happy time for most people, the Christmas and New Year holidays can be a period of turmoil for some families.  It doesn’t matter what the circumstances […]

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Putting Your Trust In Asset Protection

We’re sure that as you look forward, your wish is for your assets to be passed to your children, grandchildren, or other loved ones, but many of our clients often worry about how these assets will be managed should they require full time or residential care. We recently discussed granting Power of Attorney and the possibility of someone else […]

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