Parental alienation

25th Sep 2020

If you have been through a separation you will probably have felt emotions ranging from anger, to sadness, to relief. It can be near impossible for those feelings to be hidden entirely and nor should they be. However from time to time, harm can come from things said and done during and after a divo...

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Calling time on the bank of mum and dad

18th Sep 2020

Calling time on the bank of mum and dad? The current stamp duty holiday may be one major reason to consider a climb up the property ladder. But for first-time buyers, news in recent weeks that one of the UK’s biggest mortgage lenders, Nationwide, has temporarily tightened its rules around dep...

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Serious personal injury claims

14th Aug 2020

Accidents happen. It’s a well worn saying usually intended to help put minor events into perspective. But where someone else is to blame for an accident, particularly one that has serious consequences, that shouldn’t simply be accepted as one of life’s inevitabilities. In a legal...

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Parenting during a pandemic

4th Aug 2020

Family life has been tested in all sorts of ways by COVID-19. One is where separated parents cannot agree on arrangements for their children. In the early days of the pandemic, this was mainly about where the child should live and whether (and how) that child should maintain contact with both paren...

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New law on making Wills

29th Jul 2020

The government has confirmed that the law will change in response to the difficulties the coronavirus pandemic has presented for people wanting to make a Will. Social distancing, self-isolating and shielding have meant that some people have not safely been able to satisfy one crucial element of a v...

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Redundancy and settlement agreements

17th Jul 2020

The furlough scheme has done its bit to limit job losses over the last few months, but the changing economic scene is now presenting a harsh reality for businesses and workforces. Many employers are looking to scale-back their operations, and pretty quickly. It means redundancies are on the cards....

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Is now really the time to chase debts?

3rd Jul 2020

As many businesses edge towards operating as they did pre-pandemic, the commercial battle scars are now in full view. Sadly, some companies have not survived the last few months of restrictions. And even for those that have weathered the storm so far, the financial future looks extremely uncertain....

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Divorce in Lockdown

12th Jun 2020

Much has been written lately about the pressures that COVID-19 has placed on families and relationships. The loss of loved ones is of course the most tragic and hard-hitting. But financial difficulties, restrictions on freedom, and working from home can also place significant strains on people. Thi...

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